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[si-lek-tee] /sɪ lɛkˈti/
one selected by draft for service in one of the armed forces.
Origin of selectee
1935-40, Americanism; select + -ee Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for selectee
  • It puts the mind in an unusual position, as both selector and selectee in its own evolution.
  • selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • After consulting with all parties involved, including selectee, it will be determined if the selectee is suitable for employment.
  • Obtains release date from selectee's current employer.
  • selectee must possess a current state driver's license.
  • Also, communication skills were important for the position and the selectee was rated as possessing good skills in this area.
  • selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • The selectee works side by side with leaders and experts in the transportation field on both technical and policy projects.
  • Prior to appointment, the selectee will undergo a medical examination, and drug screening.
British Dictionary definitions for selectee


(US) a person who is selected, esp for military service
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