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call-up

[kawl-uhp] /ˈkɔlˌʌp/
noun
1.
an order to report for active military service.
2.
the number of persons drafted during a specific period of time:
The November call-up was set at 15,000.
3.
a call or urging to service.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; noun use of verb phrase call up
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  • The sequence for departure will be maintained in accordance with initial call-up unless modified by flow control restrictions.
British Dictionary definitions for call-up

call up

verb (adverb)
1.
to summon to report for active military service, as in time of war
2.
(transitive) to recall (something); evoke: his words called up old memories
3.
(transitive) to bring or summon (people, etc) into action: to call up reinforcements
4.
to telephone
noun
5.
  1. a general order to report for military service
  2. the number of men so summoned
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