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logistics (noun) (a plural form used as a singular)
1. Things that need to be done in order to plan and to organize a complicated event or action which involves many people: Tom and his staff were responsible for the logistics needed to organize the political campaign.

Joyce was responsible for the logistics of the camping trip that her family would be taking next month.

2. A branch of military science that involves the details of moving, evacuating, and supplying armies: Efficient logistics is the essential element to a successful military campaign.
3. Etymology: this term, logistics, is NOT related to the other entries in this unit meaning "reasoning" but to French logistique from logis, "quarters, lodge"; although there is usually a certain amount of "reasoning" which is necessary to accomplish any objectives that a person desires.
A military group which deals with the details of transporting and supplying of troops to various places.
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