Meaning of “call-up” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “call-up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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call-upnoun [ C ]


an order for a group of soldiers to become active in a military operation:

December has been one of the heaviest months for call-ups of National Guard members.

(Definition of “call-up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)