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Definition of mission:

  1. A course of extraordinary sermons and services at a particular place and time for the special purpose of quickening the faith and zeal participants, and of converting unbelievers.
  2. An assotiation or organization of missionaries; a station or residence of missionaries.
  3. An organization for worship and work, dependent on one or more churches.
  4. Dismission; discharge from service.
  5. Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.
  6. That with which a messenger or agent is charged; an errand; business or duty on which one is sent; a commission.
  7. The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; comission.
  8. To send on a mission.

Synonyms:

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