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Pronunciation:  en'listmunt

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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