Definition of mission statement in English:

mission statement

noun

  • A formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual.

    • ‘A mission statement gives individuals and groups a sense of where they need to focus their energies.’
    • ‘We're still working on developing a mission statement for the organization.’
    • ‘Somewhere in our mission statement, we promised to act as is necessary for public and personal safety and no more.’
    • ‘A mission statement is critical to an organization or program and justifies its existence.’
    • ‘Prepare a mission statement for your life and proceed knowing that you will discover peace in the area of your finances when you do what you love.’
    • ‘Whether a firm has a formal mission statement is less important than that it has a broadly understood policy in each of these areas.’
    • ‘Work is continuing on the mission statement of the Community Council.’
    • ‘Accordingly, the mission statement of the movement lists an overall agenda and a number of demands.’
    • ‘Use its mission statement and the president's letter to look for buzzwords to add to your proposal.’
    • ‘The progressive movement could be so strong if only there was a unifying mission statement.’
    • ‘These words read like a mission statement for Glasgow's musicians.’
    • ‘Eventually, I found some information on the founders of the company, and their mission statement.’
    • ‘We support the suggestion to enshrine a commitment to access in our mission statement.’
    • ‘There you'll find a mission statement, some background about the owners and several pages of product pictures.’
    • ‘To develop a staff mission statement, break your staff into three groups.’
    • ‘A number of courses are taught in which the mission statement of an organization is reviewed or analyzed.’
    • ‘He writes a mission statement espousing the importance of ethics in business and hands it out to the entire company.’
    • ‘D.A.R.E. Canada lists explicitly in its mission statement the goal of preventing drug use amongst school kids.’
    • ‘It would be more than just a school, according to the mission statement they wrote.’
    • ‘Our mission statement is that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use in entertainment.’

Pronunciation

mission statement

/ˈmɪʃən ˈsteɪtmənt/