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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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reservistre‧serv‧ist /rɪˈzɜːvɪst $ -ɜːr-/ noun [countable]  PMAsomeone in the reserve
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reservistUp to 21,000 reservists would be called up in a countrywide security crackdown, he said.Indeed, the examining doctor was a registered medical practitioner - a reservist called up in the course of the Gulf conflict.All reservists had a 60-day window to enroll and those who already had their orders were not precluded from participation.All reservists had a 60-day window to sign up and there was no prohibition on those who already got their orders.The Ministry of Defence served call-up papers on 390 army reservists.a Marine Corps reservistSome are in uniform-soldiers or reservists on weekend passes.The other reservists signed up in mid-November before the December order to mobilize.Will he consider the historical importance of many units, especially in Yorkshire, which have provided reservists for emergencies?
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