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draft dodger

n
(Military) US someone who evades compulsory military service
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
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Minister Savvas Angelides said the law in question was deemed necessary to clamp down on draft dodging among athletes since it was not uncommon for athletes to feign a mental Illness so that they can be exempt from military service when they were called up.
The Equal Service bill that year would have severely curtailed yeshiva student deferments and created criminal penalties for those caught draft dodging. The bill passed, but the victory was short-lived.
Then in a dig at Trump's draft dodging she spoke of "those who lived lives of comfort and privilege" while her father "suffered and served".
He fought every notable heavyweight, but later was suspended on charges of draft dodging during the Vietnam War.
Upon scrutinizing his identification card, police realized that he was wanted for draft dodging and promptly arrested him.
"The term 'draft dodging' is a characterization that does not reflect any legal category, but rather somebody's view of the assiduousness and honesty with which a draft registrant seeks to avoid service," Michael Tigar, a professor of law emeritus at Duke Law School and the author of an analysis on the Selective Service System, (http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/article/2015/jul/21/was-trump-draft-dodger/) told PolitiFact in 2015.
At the end of his ban, Ali was cleared of draft dodging by the Supreme Court in 1971 and he returned to boxing aged 29.
Draft dodging? Turning on, tuning in and dropping out?
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A man in Hatay province who was exempted from Turkey's mandatory military service 23 years ago with a report proving that he is disabled has recently been fined for draft dodging.
Syria's army once had around 300,000 members, but has been roughly halved in size by deaths, defections and a rise in draft dodging, a fact that Assad acknowledged publicly July 26.
In the first two years of the war, not only did the Red Army take a high number of casualties and a massive number of captured/surrendered troops (approximately three million troops between June and December 1941), but they also had to deal with mass desertion, draft dodging, and self-inflicted wounds.
Part of that drop is because draft dodging is such a national sport in Russia it could be included in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.