Definition of selective service in English:

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selective service

Pronunciation: /səˈlektiv ˈsərvəs/


North American
Service in the armed forces under conscription.
Example sentences
  • He is asking them to register with the U.S. selective service in case the military draft ever returns.
  • Defense policy now provided increased spending, larger active forces, and selective service.

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Syllabification: se·lec·tive serv·ice

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