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enlistment

[en-list-muh nt] /ɛnˈlɪst mənt/
noun
1.
the period of time for which one is committed to military service.
2.
an act of enlisting.
Origin of enlistment
1740-1750
1740-50; enlist + -ment
Related forms
preenlistment, noun
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n.

1765, from enlist + -ment.

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