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Definition of reconnoiter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

reconnoiter

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌrikəˈnɔɪt̮ər//
 
[intransitive, transitive] reconnoiter (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reconnoiter he / she / it reconnoiters past simple reconnoitered -ing form reconnoitering
 
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to get information about an area, especially for military purposes, by using soldiers, planes, etc.