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A system for calling up people for compulsory military service.
(Military) US (formerly) compulsory military service under which men were conscripted selectively
compulsory military service.
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|Noun||1.||Selective Service - an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service|
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
|2.||selective service - compulsory military service |
militarisation, militarization, mobilization, mobilisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
n (US) → Wehrdienst m