enlistment


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en·list

 (ĕn-lĭst′)
v. en·list·ed, en·list·ing, en·lists
v.tr.
1. To engage (persons or a person) for service in the armed forces.
2. To engage the support or cooperation of.
v.intr.
1. To enter the armed forces.
2. To participate actively in a cause or enterprise.

en·list′ment n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enlistment - a period of time spent in military serviceenlistment - a period of time spent in military service
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
2.enlistment - the act of enlisting (as in a military service)
allegiance, commitment, loyalty, dedication - the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action; "his long commitment to public service"; "they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
reenlistment - a renewed enlistment
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Translations

enlistment

[ɪnˈlɪstmənt] Nalistamiento m
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

enlistment

[ɪnˈlɪstmənt] n
(= joining) (into the armed forces)engagement m
(= period of service) → engagement m
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enlistment

n (of soldiers, recruits, = enlisting) → Meldung f; (= being enlisted)Einziehung f; (of supporters, collaborators)Anwerbung f, → Gewinnung f; (of assistance, support)Gewinnung f
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enlistment

[ɪnˈlɪstmənt] narruolamento
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References in classic literature ?
The hope of a still further increase afforded an inducement to those who were disposed to serve to procrastinate their enlistment, and disinclined them from engaging for any considerable periods.
The Englishmen in Africa went even further, saying that these poor blacks were held in virtual slavery, since after their terms of enlistment expired their ignorance was imposed upon by their white officers, and they were told that they had yet several years to serve.
But for these poor rogues, the bank-robbers,--who, after all, are about as honest as nine people in ten, except that they disregard certain formalities, and prefer to transact business at midnight rather than 'Change-hours, --and for these murderers, as you phrase it, who are often excusable in the motives of their deed, and deserve to be ranked among public benefactors, if we consider only its result,--for unfortunate individuals like these, I really cannot applaud the enlistment of an immaterial and miraculous power in the universal world-hunt at their heels!"
Nicholas left them to enjoy their mirth together, and walked to his lodgings; wondering very much what mystery connected with Miss Petowker could provoke such merriment, and pondering still more on the extreme surprise with which that lady would regard his sudden enlistment in a profession of which she was such a distinguished and brilliant ornament.
But it's better than nothing, and better than enlistment. You want time.
But Hawkeye was too much accustomed to the war song and the enlistments of the natives, to betray any interest in the passing scene.
Exo singer D.O has released a sentimental track on the day of his military enlistment.
During the meeting Secretary Culture informed the meeting that earlier in January 8th 2019 the Advisory Committee had directed the sub-committee and technical committee to re-survey the sites/buildings and present recommendations for the enlistment.
Out of approved 504 buildings, 248 belongs to Shikarpur district, 9 Khairpur, 15 Sanghar, 11 Badin, 37 Malir, 37 Karachi West district, 50 Shahdadkot and 16 from Thatta district, the CS Sindh was briefed in a meeting of enlistment of various building as Cultural Heritage, said a statement.
The time and place of his enlistment will not be announced as D.O.
He apologized to his fans about the sudden news and he expressed that he too was surprised when he received his letter for enlistment.
'Total 166 product enlistment applications of local manufacturers and importers were presented for consideration of the committee.