draft board


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draft board

n.
A local board of civilians in charge of the selection of persons for compulsory military service.

draft board

n
(Military) US a tribunal responsible for the selection of personnel liable for compulsory military service

draft′ board`


n.
a board of civilians charged with registering, classifying, and selecting persons for U.S. military service.
[1950–55]
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Noun1.draft board - a board to select personnel for involuntary military service
board - a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
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