call-up


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call-up

(kôl′ŭp′)
n.
The act or an instance of summoning reserve military personnel to active service.
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call′-up`



n.
1. an order to report for active military service.
2. a call or urging to service.
[1625–35]
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Translations

call-up

[ˈkɔːlʌp]
A. N
1. (Mil) → llamada f al servicio militar; [of reserves] → movilización f; (= conscription) → servicio m militar obligatorio
2. (Sport) → convocatoria f
to get a call-up into a squadser convocado para jugar con un equipo
B. CPD call-up papers NPL (Mil) → notificación fsing de llamada a filas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

call-up

[ˈkɔːlˌʌp] (Mil) nchiamata (alle armi)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The Ghanaian gaffer defended his latest call-up which has sparked controversy in the nation.
Whether I get the next call-up is down to the manager but I feel like I've proven my worth and that I can play at this level," the Liverpool man added.
The 58-year old gaffer has been criticised by the public following his last call-up for the West African powerhouse's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya.
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His call-up to the England squad has been fully deserved and it goes to show that if you are consistent in the Premier League, your chance will come.
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``Everyone at Leeds is proud of their call-up. I just hope that they both play on Saturday and do well.''