Enlistment
Enlistment En*list"ment, n. 1. The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor. [1913 Webster]

2. The writing by which an enlisted man is bound. [1913 Webster]


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  • enlistment — index persuasion, registration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enlistment — 1765, from ENLIST (Cf. enlist) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • enlistment — [en list′mənt, inlist′mənt] n. 1. an enlisting or being enlisted ☆ 2. the period of time for which one enlists …   English World dictionary

  • enlistment — [[t]ɪnlɪ̱stmənt[/t]] enlistments 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Enlistment is the act of joining the army, navy, marines, or air force. Canadians seek enlistment in the US Marines because they don t see as much opportunity in the Canadian armed… …   English dictionary

  • enlistment — n. to extend one s enlistment * * * [ɪn lɪstmənt] to extend one s enlistment …   Combinatory dictionary

  • enlistment — Voluntary entry into one of the armed services other than as a commissioned officer. Enlistee voluntarily submits himself to military authority by virtue of his enlistment while inductee does not even v?? Clifford, D.C.Cal., 287 F.Supp. 334, 338 …   Black's law dictionary

  • enlistment — Voluntary entry into one of the armed services other than as a commissioned officer. Enlistee voluntarily submits himself to military authority by virtue of his enlistment while inductee does not even v?? Clifford, D.C.Cal., 287 F.Supp. 334, 338 …   Black's law dictionary

  • enlistment — enlist ► VERB 1) enrol or be enrolled in the armed services. 2) engage (a person or their help). DERIVATIVES enlistment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • enlistment — noun 1. a period of time spent in military service • Syn: ↑hitch, ↑term of enlistment, ↑tour of duty, ↑duty tour, ↑tour • Derivationally related forms: ↑enlist • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • enlistment — noun see enlist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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