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Definition of logistics noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    logistics

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ləˈdʒɪstɪks//
     
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable, plural] logistics (of something) the practical organization that is needed to make a complicated plan successful when a lot of people and equipment are involved the logistics of moving the company to a new building
  2. 2 [uncountable] (business) the business of transporting and delivering goods A logistics firm was hired for the deliveries. a list of jobs available in logistics
  3. 3 [uncountable] the activity of moving equipment, supplies, and people for military operations a revolution in military logistics a contract to provide logistics support services to the army
logistic (also logistical adjective
NAmE//ləˈdʒɪstɪkl//
 
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logistic support Organizing famine relief presents huge logistical problems.
logistically
 
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NAmE//ləˈdʒɪstɪkli//
 
adverb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: logistics