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draftee

[draf-tee, drahf-] /dræfˈti, drɑf-/
noun
1.
a person who is drafted into military service.
Compare enlistee (def 1).
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; draft + -ee
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  • Thus every potential draftee knew how likely they were to be drafted based on their birthdays.
  • It urged its draftee readers to think about the message and then-if they so chose-to act on it in a lawful and nonviolent way.
  • In some cases a trade or physical description of the draftee is given.
British Dictionary definitions for draftee

draftee

/drɑːfˈtiː/
noun
1.
(US) a conscript
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for draftee
n.

1864, in a military context, American English, from draft + -ee.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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