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Verb: reconnoiter  ,ree-ku'noy-tur or ,re-ku'noy-tur
Usage: US (elsewhere: reconnoitre)
  1. Explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    "They were immediately confronted with an order from General Jackson to reconnoiter the British camp";
    - scout, reconnoitre [Brit, Cdn], recce

Derived forms: reconnoitering, reconnoitered, reconnoiters

Type of: observe

Encyclopedia: Reconnoiter