recon

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈkɒn/, /ˈɹiːkɒn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹikɑn/, /ɹɪˈkɑn/

Etymology 1[edit]

Contracted form of reconnaissance.

Noun[edit]

recon (countable and uncountable, plural recons)

  1. (chiefly US, military slang) reconnaissance.
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Verb[edit]

recon (third-person singular simple present recons, present participle reconning, simple past and past participle reconned)

  1. (chiefly US, military slang) reconnoiter.
Synonyms[edit]
  • recce (British, Canadian)

Etymology 2[edit]

Contracted form of recombination, +‎ -on.

Noun[edit]

recon (plural recons)

  1. (genetics) The smallest genetic unit that is capable of undergoing recombination.
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