Definition of ex-serviceman in English:

ex-serviceman

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Pronunciation: /ɛk(s)ˈsəːvɪsmən
 
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(or ex-servicewoman)

noun (plural ex-servicemen or ex-servicewomen)

British
  • A person who was formerly a member of the armed forces.
    More 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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