Definition of Enlistment

1. Noun. A period of time spent in military service.

Exact synonyms: Duty Tour, Hitch, Term Of Enlistment, Tour, Tour Of Duty
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Derivative terms: Enlist, Enlist



2. Noun. The act of enlisting (as in a military service).
Generic synonyms: Allegiance, Commitment, Dedication, Loyalty
Specialized synonyms: Reenlistment

Definition of Enlistment

1. n. The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor.

Definition of Enlistment

1. Noun. Voluntary service based on an individuals' desire to serve a cause. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enlistment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enlistment

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Literary usage of Enlistment

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1. A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry, and of Other Procedure Under by United States War Dept (1916)
"Answers to questions having no bearing on the applicant's qualifications for enlistment, such as questions as to applicant's name, address, or immaterial ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"The étalement at the time of the enlistment, that he was twenty-one years old, ... The enlistment was binding on Morrissey •without his mother's consent. ..."

3. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1909)
""Hereafter the monthly pay of enlisted men of the Army during their first enlistment shall be as follows, namely: Master electricians, master signal ..."

4. A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History by Dudley Julius Medley (1902)
"enlistment is a civil proceeding which, since 1694, has taken place before a ... Ready enlistment in time of war and the formation of a volunteer force have ..."

5. International Law by John Westlake (1907)
"Illegal enlistment. Creating or recruiting a force to be employed in a war is clearly an operation of that war; and when it is done on neutral soil, ..."

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