1. 1〔使節としての任務〕a mission;〔任命された仕事〕an appointed task
    • 彼は外交上の使命を帯びてアフリカへ赴いた
    • He went to Africa on a diplomatic mission.
    • 使命を果たす
    • fulfill [accomplish/carry out] a mission
  1. 2〔天職〕a calling, a vocation
    • よき教師となることが自分の使命だと信じていた
    • She believed that her calling [mission in life] was to be a good teacher.
  1. 使命感an awareness of one's calling [duty]; a sense of mission