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national service

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) compulsory military service
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.national service - compulsory service in the military during peacetime
service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services"
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"
Translations
خِدْمَة وَطَنِيَّه، خِدْمَه عَسْكَرِيَّه
vojenská služba
militærtjeneste
kötelezõ katonai szolgálat
herskylda
askerlik hizmeti

national service

n (Mil) → servizio militare

nation

(ˈneiʃən) noun
1. a group of people living in a particular country, forming a single political and economic unit.
2. a large number of people who share the same history, ancestors, culture etc (whether or not they all live in the same country). the Jewish nation.
national (ˈnӕʃənəl) adjective
of or belonging to a particular nation. national government; national pride.
ˈnationally adverb
ˈnationalism (ˈnӕ-) noun
1. a sense of pride in the history, culture, achievements etc of one's nation.
2. the desire to bring the people of one's nation together under their own government.
ˈnationalist (ˈnӕ-) noun
ˌnationaˈlistic adjective
nationality (nӕʃəˈnӕləti) plural natioˈnalities noun
(the state of belonging to) a particular nation. `What nationality are you?' `I'm German'; You can see (people of) many nationalities in London.
ˈnationalize, ˈnationalise (ˈnӕ-) verb
to make (especially an industry) the property of the nation as a whole rather than the property of an individual.
ˌnationaliˈzation, ˌnationaliˈsation noun
national anthem
a nation's official song or hymn.
national service
in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces.
ˌnation-ˈwide adjective, adverb
(happening etc) throughout the whole nation. a nation-wide broadcast; They travelled nation-wide.
References in classic literature ?
They've done their best to ruin Great Britain by crabbing every sort of national service during the last ten years.
I think that no man of our generation has a more noteworthy achievement to his credit than this; and it is an achievement of moral earnestness of the strong character of a man who has done a great national service.
National Service or three more army corps four years ago would have brought us an alliance which would have meant absolute safety for twenty-one years.
He said the aggression against the country set challenge before the National Service of how to secure the Country , and to protect borders , indicating to importance of the National Service in making initiatives on increase of production and productivity.
The National Service Authority has strategically developed the training courses of this year.
Assistant Executive Director, National Service and Legislative Headquarters
National Service for two years made a man of you, showed you discipline and respect for other people and their property.
The ceremony was attended by a number of Their Excellencies ministers, senior military officials, commanders of the armed forces and the interior ministry, officers, non-commissioned officers and parents of recruits of the national service.
On Tuesday, April 4, local leaders will hold public events, issue proclamations, join service projects, and use social media to thank AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members for their valuable service and highlight the ways national service addresses critical needs in their communities.
Ahmed Al Hammadi, director-general of the Department of Public Works and Services, said the roundabout includes a cenotaph that holds the logo of national service and reserve, and the UAE flag.
As part of its ongoing efforts to support the country's Emiratisation strategy and the continued growth of the UAE's economy, FGB showcased career opportunities for Emiratis at the National Service career fair, welcoming national service recruits to its stand at the exhibition.
National service is also postponed for students until they obtain the relevant qualification, on the basis that they are less than 29 years old and have obtained a high school diploma with an average grade of at least 90%, or 18 years old and still attending secondary school.

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