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ex-serviceman

Syllabification: ex-serv·ice·man

Definition of ex-serviceman in English:

noun (plural ex-servicemen)

British
A man who was formerly a member of the armed forces.
Example sentences
  • The Navy's list of servicemen and ex-servicemen without a home of their own includes about 19,000 people.
  • After the service the ex-servicemen and women will march past the town hall and take a salute led by the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.
  • Both ex-servicemen and members of the public have been staying in tents and caravans for over four weeks so they can reserve the house of their choice.

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