r.o.t.c

R.O.T.C.

[ahr-oh-tee-see, rot-see]
Also, ROTC.
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Reserve Officers Training Corps

noun
a body of students at some colleges and universities who are given training toward becoming officers in the armed forces. Abbreviation: ROTC, R.O.T.C.
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R.O.T.C.
acronym for Reserve Officers' Training Corps, attested from 1916 (it was established as part of the National Defense Act of 1916).
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