Definition of Direct support

1. Noun. A mission requiring one force to support another specific force and authorizing it to answer directly the supported force's request for assistance.

Generic synonyms: Military Mission, Mission

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Direct Support

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direct primary
direct product
direct products
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direct pyramidal tract
direct quotation
direct rays
direct reacting bilirubin
direct resin restoration
direct retainer
direct retention
direct service costs
direct speech
direct sum
direct support (current term)
direct supporting fire
direct tax
direct technique
direct terminal repeat
direct tide
direct transfusion
direct transmission
direct trust
direct verb
direct verbs
direct vision
direct vision spectroscope
direct zoonosis

Literary usage of Direct support

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys by OECD Economic Surveys (1975)
"direct support can be advocated on the grounds that innovation can be carried ... Both instruments - tax relief and direct support - suffer from potential ..."

2. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1865)
"But this tendency was not observable in the Lower Canada section. contest, by a lavish use of money to churches, charities, and for more direct support, ..."

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