Definition of call-up in English:

call-up

Syllabification: call-up

noun

[in singular]
  • An act of summoning someone or of being summoned to serve in the armed forces or on a sports team: [as modifier]: my call-up papers
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    • This week Ajax has already had five national team call-ups for World Cup qualifiers on the African continent.
    • The following year saw controversy as teams withdrew and were expelled due to security concerns, national team call-ups and mass punch-ups.
    • Chief among the problems this year has been United's ever changing lineup, a necessity due to key injuries and frequent national team call-ups.

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