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Mission vs. Tenet

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Missionnoun

(countable) A set of tasks that fulfills a purpose or duty; an assignment set by an employer, or by oneself.

Tenetnoun

An opinion, belief, or principle that is held as absolute truth by someone or especially an organization.

Missionnoun

(uncountable) Religious evangelism.

Tenetnoun

Any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero.

‘That al animals of the land are in their kind in the sea, . . . is a tenet very questionable.’; ‘The religious tenets of his family he had early renounced with contempt.’;

Missionnoun

(in the plural, "the missions") third world charities, particularly those which preach as well as provide aid.

Tenetnoun

a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

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Missionnoun

(countable) (Catholic tradition) an infrequent gathering of religious believers in a parish, usually part of a larger regional event with a central theme.

Tenetnoun

a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy

‘the tenets of classical liberalism’;

Missionnoun

A number of people appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.

Missionnoun

(obsolete) dismissal; discharge from service

Missionnoun

A settlement or building serving as a base for missionary work.

‘Many cities across the Americas grew from Spanish missions.’;

Missionverb

(transitive) To send on a mission.

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Missionverb

do missionary work, proselytize

Missionnoun

The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; comission.

‘Whose glorious deeds, but in these fields of late,Made emulous missions 'mongst the gods themselves.’;

Missionnoun

That with which a messenger or agent is charged; an errand; business or duty on which one is sent; a commission.

‘How to begin, how to accomplish bestHis end of being on earth, and mission high.’;

Missionnoun

Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy; as, the Russian mission to the United Nations.

‘In these ships there should be a mission of three of the fellows or brethren of Solomon's house.’;

Missionnoun

An assotiation or organization of missionaries; a station or residence of missionaries.

Missionnoun

An organization for worship and work, dependent on one or more churches.

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Missionnoun

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.

Missionnoun

Dismission; discharge from service.

Missionverb

To send on a mission.

Missionnoun

an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work

Missionnoun

an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters;

‘the planes were on a bombing mission’;

Missionnoun

a special assignment that is given to a person or group;

‘a confidential mission to London’; ‘his charge was deliver a message’;

Missionnoun

the organized work of a religious missionary

Missionnoun

a group of representatives or delegates

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