(n.) The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; comission.
(n.) That with which a messenger or agent is charged; an errand; business or duty on which one is sent; a commission.
(n.) Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.
(n.) An assotiation or organization of missionaries; a station or residence of missionaries.
(n.) An organization for worship and work, dependent on one or more churches.
(n.) 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.
(n.) Dismission; discharge from service.
(v. t.) To send on a mission.
(1) I want to be clear; the American forces that have been deployed to Iraq do not and will not have a combat mission,” said Obama in a speech to troops at US Central Command headquarters in Florida.
(2) By the time Van Kirk returned to the US in June 1943, he had flown 58 combat and eight transport missions.
(3) Mindful of their own health ahead of their mission, astronauts at the Russia-leased launchpad in Kazakhstan remain in strict isolation in the days ahead of any launch to avoid exposure to infection.
(4) In late 1983 the Hagahai sought medical aid at a mission station, an event which accelerated their contact with the common epidemic diseases of the highlands.
(5) She then spent five years as director of mission and pastoral studies at Cranmer Hall.
(6) The committee's findings include that the attacks were not extensively planned by the perpetrators; the intelligence community did a good job of warning about the risk of an attack but a bad job of summarizing the attack when it happened; the state department screwed up by not beefing up security at the mission; nobody blocked any military response; and that the Obama administration was slow to produce a paper trail but was generally not a sinister actor in the episode.
(7) "We hope that we can help in designing the future missions to Mars," said the Frenchman, Romain Charles.
(8) He still insists that the nation will return to surplus by 2020 – a make-or-break target that will define the success or failure of his fiscal mission.
(9) Pharmacists are criticized for a failing sense of mission and a waning dependence on knowledge.
(10) Motion’s inner dialogue with his father’s memory coloured his own mission to Germany, but he was conscious of the incongruity of his presence among the Desert Rats.
(11) After Tuesday’s launch Pan told Xinhua the mission marked “a transition in China’s role ... from a follower in classic information technology (IT) development to one of the leaders guiding future IT achievements”.
(12) "I believe it is important to take stock of how technological advances alter the environment in which we conduct our intelligence mission," he explained.
(13) Was this a museum with a mission to educate, or not?
(14) Yury Bubeyev, the chief psychologist on the project, said his 10-person team noted no serious conflicts during the mission.
(15) Beijing says the island outposts will serve maritime search and rescue missions, disaster relief, environmental protection as well as undefined military purposes.
(16) And so, through Trove’s archived newspapers, I’ve found Harry – the mission boy who saw the Japanese at Caledon Bay imprison women, girls and old men in the trepang smokehouse, before raping the women in the bush.
(17) One of my favorites, on the mission's "Participate" web page , is the "Be a Martian" virtual reality apps (web and mobile).
(18) Describing the Standard as a "good paper", he said his "social mission" was to help the ailing title survive.
(19) If there is any movement by Russian forces across the border, it won’t be a humanitarian mission, it will be an invasion.
(20) The guarantee he gives of success is, again, based on his military record, citing what has become his catchphrase : “Mission failure is not an option.” 7.
(v. i.) To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.
(1) Parameters under consideration were: Form distortion, rotation, integration, perseveration, use of space, subtle motricity, score (global parameter), and time employed.
(2) 3, unilateral anteromedial lesions tested within 1 day increased perseverations more than lesions tested with 6 days' recovery.
(3) "Now, if that is the way they have gone about giving the man the job, why don't they persevere with it?
(4) In elementary motor perseveration once an element of a movement has begun it is no longer inhibited at the right time and continues unchecked.
(5) While it is impossible to predict the outcome in many individual cases, it is also apparent that gratifying long-term results in addition to palliation can be achieved if one is perseverant and persistent in the application of sound principles in the management of this disorder.
(6) Specific issues discussed include task difficulty, genotype effects on life span learning processes, perseveration, and early versus later experience.
(7) Whereas scopolamine disrupts habituation, d-amphetamine induces perseveration independently of any effects on habituation.
(8) Essential traits of this personality are an independent mind capable of liberating itself from dogmatic tenets universally accepted by the scientific community; the capacity and courage to look at things from a new angle; powers of combination, intuition and imagination; feu sacré and perseverance--in short, intellectual as well as moral qualities.
(9) It is suggested that quinpirole induces perseveration of route by affecting presynaptic release of dopamine, and that the organization of route is independent of the organization of movement.
(10) It is provisionally suggested that enhancement of the perseveration represents an innate response to stressful stimuli, but as animals learn mastery over the response contingencies, the persistence in adopting such a response strategy wanes.
(11) However, if you do persevere with Law & Order, stage two in enquiries is a run-in with detective inspector Natalie Chandler.
(12) Perseverations were present in the speech of both the SRD and SDAT subjects, whereas aposiopesis, logorrhea, and palilalia were more typical of the SDAT subjects.
(13) A question on the existence of two strategies of cognitive behaviour alteration and perseveration in rat population is under discussion.
(14) Two experiments demonstrated that self-perceptions and social perceptions may persevere after the initial basis for such perceptions has been completely discredited.
(15) The effects have been interpreted in more general terms as "behavioural disinhibition" or "response perseveration" or in more specific terms as reduced "reward delay" or as an attenuation of a "behavioural inhibition system".
(16) Patients with left posterior lesions usually failed to suppress the expression of previously generated words in the subsequent generation task, whereas patients with left anterior lesions stated a greater number of new (incorrect) words in the recall of previously learned words, presumed to indicate stuck-in-set perseveration of the previous generation performance.
(17) If we persevere, some of what we find impossible to achieve today will become possible tomorrow, will become the norm of the future, and will, we hope, give way to still better innovations as medicine continues to evolve.
(18) Response perseveration was investigated in an experimental procedure which has previously been shown to be sensitive to pharmacologically induced behavioral perseveration and response stereotypy.
(19) "Ramadan, the month of mercy, teaches us the value of unity and perseverance and we urge the British Muslim communities to continue the generous and tireless efforts to support all of those affected by the crisis in Syria and unfolding events in Iraq, but to do so from the UK in a safe and responsible way."
(20) I see it as a sign that he can weather a storm, persevere and come out victorious.