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Topic: MILITARY


enlist

verb
     
en‧list
1 [transitive] to persuade someone to help you to do something
enlist somebody's help/services etc
He has enlisted the help of a sports psychologist for the team.
The public are being enlisted to help.
2 [intransitive,transitive usually passive]PM to join the army, navy etc
enlist as
He enlisted as a private.
enlist in
At the outbreak of war, he was enlisted in the army.
enlistment noun [uncountable and countable]
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