reveille

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rev·eil·le

 (rĕv′ə-lē)
n.
1.
a. The sounding of a bugle early in the morning to awaken and summon people in a camp or garrison.
b. This bugle call or its equivalent.
c. The first military formation of the day.
2. A signal to get up out of bed.

[Alteration of French réveillez, second person pl. imperative of réveiller, to wake, from Old French resveiller : re-, re- + esveiller, to awake (from Vulgar Latin *exvigilāre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin vigilāre, to awake, from vigil, awake; see weg- in Indo-European roots).]
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reveille

(rɪˈvælɪ)
n
1. (Military) a signal, given by a bugle, drum, etc, to awaken soldiers or sailors in the morning
2. (Military) the hour at which this takes place
Also called (esp US): rouse
[C17: from French réveillez! awake! from re- + Old French esveillier to be wakeful, ultimately from Latin vigilāre to keep watch; see vigil]
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rev•eil•le

(ˈrɛv ə li; Brit. rɪˈvæl i)

n., pl. -les.
1. a bugle call in the early morning to awaken military personnel for assembly.
2. a signal to arise.
[1635–45; < French réveillez, pl. imperative of réveiller to awaken =r(e)- re- + éveiller, Old French esveillier « Latin ēvigilāre to watch]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reveille - (military) signal to wake upreveille - (military) signal to wake up  
bugle call - a signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle
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"
2.reveille - a signal to get up in the morning; in the military it is a bugle call at sunrise
awakening, wakening, waking up - the act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"
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Translations
دَقَّة بوق إيقاظ الجُنود
budíček
reveille
ébresztõ
lúîrablástur til aî vekja hermenn
rytinis trimitassignalas keltis
budíček
kalk borusu

reveille

[rɪˈvælɪ] N (Mil) → (toque m de) diana f
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reveille

[rɪˈvæli] n (MILITARY)réveil m
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reveille

n (Mil) → Reveille f, → Wecksignal nt; (the) reveille is at 6um 6 Uhr ist Wecken
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reveille

[rɪˈvælɪ] n (Mil) → sveglia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

reveille

(riˈvӕli) , ((American) ˈrevəli) noun
a bugle call at daybreak to waken soldiers.
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References in classic literature ?
It's the first toots of the REVEILLE; it goes, dear me, SO early in the morning!
The Russian cannon sounded the reveille. Masters of Studzianka, they could sweep the plain, and by daylight the major could see two of their columns moving and forming on the heights.