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NATIONAL SERVICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does national service mean? 

NATIONAL SERVICE (noun)
  The noun NATIONAL SERVICE has 1 sense:

1. (United Kingdom) compulsory service in the military during peacetime

  Familiarity information: NATIONAL SERVICE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NATIONAL SERVICE (noun)


Sense 1national service [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(United Kingdom) compulsory service in the military during peacetime

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("national service" is a kind of...):

service (work done by one person or group that benefits another)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


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