draft dodger

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draft dodger

n
(Military) US someone who evades compulsory military service
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Noun1.draft dodger - someone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve
defector, deserter - a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
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draft dodger

[ˈdrɑːftˌdɒdʒəʳ] n (Am) (Mil) → renitente m alla leva

draft

(draːft) noun
1. a rough sketch or outline of something, especially written. a rough draft of my speech.
2. a group (of soldiers etc) taken from a larger group.
3. an order (to a bank etc) for the payment of money. a draft for $80.
4. (American) conscription. He emigrated to avoid the draft.
verb
1. to make in the form of a rough plan. Could you draft a report on this?
2. (American) to conscript into the army etc. He was drafted into the Navy.
dodge the draft
to evade military service.
draft dodger (noun)
a person who illegally avoids joining the army.
draft evasion noun
evasion of military service.
draftsmandraughtsman
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CONSCRIPTS deemed to be mentally unfit will no longer be able to secure a full discharge but will rather be required to serve in the army for a period one-third longer than the normal stint, under new legislation being hammered out by the defence ministry aiming to crack down on wannabe draft dodgers.
Basurin also said that Ukrainian law enforcers were posting photos of draft dodgers on billboards.
Drawing on newspapers, archival documents, oral histories, and an array of secondary sources, Jessica Squires shows that while Canada allowed American draft dodgers, deserters, and others to find refuge from the war (or from complicity with the nation that waged it), its status as a ready sanctuary is largely a myth, as such a conclusion omits how that refuge was actually achieved.
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Israeldecided that draft dodgers will not be eligible for the visas, with exceptions, including Israeli Arabs and people who did national service instead.
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While it awaits parliamentary approval, this week's court ruling -- followed by Finance Minister Yair Lapid's freezing of the funds -- marked the first concrete sanction against draft dodgers and sparked angry reactions from ultra-Orthodox leaders who claim the military will expose their youth to secularism and undermine their devout lifestyle.
The panel is divided over a proposed clause, backed by the centrist Yesh Atid party but opposed by Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon of Netanyahu's right-wing Likud, that would impose financial penalties on draft dodgers.
However, eventually, Mofaz and his Kadima Party demanded a more stringent military draft, with less time for deferrals and heavy fines for draft dodgers, while Netanyahu favored a plan more deferential to ultra-orthodox political parties in his coalition, who resist the change.
Fittingly, it ends with President Carter's blanket pardon of the war's draft dodgers in 1977.
North Sinai Governor Abdel Wahab Mabrouk said that they are terminating the files of 300 cases of draft dodgers and ending 31 criminal court rulings and 139 rulings in absentia.