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Meaning of ENLISTMENT

Pronunciation:  en'listmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a period of time spent in military service
 

ENLISTMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: duty tour, hitch, term of enlistment, tour, tour of duty
 
 See Also: period, period of time, time period

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*list"ment\, n.
1. The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted;
   voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor.

2. The writing by which an enlisted man is bound.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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