draftee


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draft·ee

 (drăf-tē′)
n.
One who is drafted, especially for military service.

draftee

(drɑːfˈtiː)
n
(Military) US a conscript

draft•ee

(dræfˈti, drɑf-)

n.
a person who is drafted for military service. Compare enlistee (def. 1).
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.draftee - someone who is drafted into military servicedraftee - someone who is drafted into military service
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
military volunteer, voluntary, volunteer - (military) a person who freely enlists for service
Translations

draftee

[drɑːfˈtiː] N (US) (Mil) → recluta mf

draftee

[ˌdrɑːfˈtiː] n (US) (= conscript) → recrue f

draftee

n (US Mil) → Wehrpflichtige(r) m(f)
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The 88th became the first draftee division to enter a combat zone in World War II.
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James gave as much advice as he could, even though he has never been a part of the rigors that come along with being a draftee.
But the new law will make it harder, requiring a draftee citing psychological problems to also be evaluated by a panel of five National Guard psychiatrists.
Some observers see Reyes' testimony as a sign that the military's wall of secrecy may finally be breaking down, especially since it came just six months after revelations by another former Army draftee, a witness to the so-called Caso Quemados (case of the burned people), made headlines in Chile and abroad.
notices threatened fines or even imprisonment if the draftee failed to report
Their findings show that the typical college team earned approximately $241,000 from the play of a future WNBA draftee.
The IDF expects some 1,500 religious girls to sign up for full IDF service this year - a 25% increase over last year's draftee numbers.
IN May, Soldiers published a story about the Army's last draftee on continuous active duty ("40-year draftee," pages 20 to 25).
As an eighteen-year-old draftee, earning $52 per month, I contributed about $12 monthly to buy stamps and bonds to support the war effort.
124) This section will briefly describe the relative advantages and disadvantages of both volunteer and draftee forces.