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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One young draftee then preparing for his second major battle was Private Hilaire Dennis of the 18th Battalion.
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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.
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