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reservist

[ri-zur-vist] /rɪˈzɜr vɪst/
noun
1.
a person who belongs to a reserve military force of a country.
Origin of reservist
1875-1880
1875-80; reserve + -ist
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reservist

/rɪˈzɜːvɪst/
noun
1.
one who serves in the reserve formations of a nation's armed forces
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Word Origin and History for reservist
n.

"soldier who belongs to the reserves," 1872, from French réserviste, from reserver (see reserve (v.)).

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