From L. expeditio.
- The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness; haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition.
#* 1719: w:Daniel Defoe|Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe|Robinson Crusoe
#*: one of them began to come nearer our boat than at first I expected; but I lay ready for him, for I had loaded my gun with all possible expedition...
- A sending forth or setting forth the execution of some object of consequence; progress.
- An important enterprise, implying a change of place; especially, a warlike enterprise; a march or a voyage with martial intentions; an excursion by a body of persons for a valuable end; as, a military, naval, exploring, or scientific expedition.
- The body of persons making such excursion.
- A midsize Ford SUV model. See Wikipedia:Ford Expedition|Ford Expedition
Finnish: nopeus (1), tutkimusretki (3), retkikunta (4)
Malay: ekspedisi, penerokaan
Old English: fyrd (2,3,4), faru (2,3)