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Selective Service definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service [syn: Selective Service, Selective Service System, SSS]
2: compulsory military service [syn: conscription, muster, draft, selective service]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1917 a system under which men are called up for military service ; draft

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

In the United States, selective service is a system of selecting and ordering young men to serve in the armed forces for a limited period of time.

Moby Thesaurus

active service, call, call-up, compulsory military service, conscription, draft, draft call, drafting, duty, enlistment, enrollment, impressment, induction, levy, mobilization, muster, national service, press, recruiting, recruitment, service, summons




 


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