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A person who enlists or is enlisted for service in the armed forces.
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(Military) military US someone who is enlisted into the armed forces
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(ɛn lɪsˈti)

1. a person who enlists for military service. Compare draftee.
2. an enlisted man or woman.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlistee - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)enlistee - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
fledgeling, fledgling, newbie, newcomer, entrant, freshman, neophyte, starter - any new participant in some activity
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