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Mission creep a gradual shift in objectives during the course of a military campaign, often resulting in an unplanned long-term commitment.

mission statement a formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual; a concept which won an important place in the business jargon of the 1990s, although opinions were divided as to the effective value of such expressions of aspiration.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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