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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tournoun

    a period of time spent in military service

    go, preventative, snag, duty tour, stay, preventive, limp, hitch, tour, interference, circuit, stoppage, check, tour of duty, incumbrance, hobble, hinderance, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, term of enlistment, spell, stop, arrest, turn, rub

  2. enlistmentnoun

    the act of enlisting (as in a military service)

    duty tour, hitch, tour of duty, tour, term of enlistment

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  1. enlistmentnoun


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  1. List of paraphrases for "enlistment":

    recruitment, conscription, enrolment, commitment, incorporation

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  1. Mikhail Sokolov:

    I was called in for a meeting with the head of the military enlistment office where I was met by an FSB officer. The officer said they had been following me for some time and gave me a choice : agree to cooperate or go to prison for two years.

  2. Nate Vila:

    I ’m 22 and live with my Mom and Grandma, i ’m joining the Army in a few weeks and will be reporting to Fort Benning, Georgia for at least a four-year enlistment.

  3. Jay Sullivan:

    I can tell you he certainly never ordered anybody to appear in any photos with a dead ISIS fighter, i can tell you that a re-enlistment ceremony was done on the battlefield and for a Navy SEAL nothing could be more proud and honorable than re-enlisting to serve your country on the battlefield.

  4. Mike Rothschild:

    This is absolutely pro-QAnon, it's the same version of the enlistment oath that Q followers have been filming themselves taking for the last week. And the phrase at the end,' Where we go one, we go all,' is a key catchphrase in the Q mythology.

  5. Prosecutor Jeff Pietrzyk:

    Then he celebrated that stabbing, celebrated the murder, when he took photos and performed his re-enlistment ceremony over that body.

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