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military age Line breaks: mili|tary age

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Definition of military age in English:


[mass noun]
The age range within which a person is eligible for military service: young men of military age
More example sentences
  • In 1948, very few men of military age - one in 600 - claimed to be conscientious objectors.
  • In 10 to 11 years, when they die, they'll be at the prime military age, prime working age, prime family formation age.
  • In the Second World War, though over military age, he again volunteered.
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