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"call-up" in British English

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call-upnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈkɔːl.ʌp/  us   /ˈkɑːl.ʌp/
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call-upnoun [C]

 /ˈkɔlˌʌp/
an ​order for a ​group of ​soldiers to ​becomeactive in a ​militaryoperation: December has been one of the ​heaviestmonths for call-ups of ​NationalGuardmembers.
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