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"join up" in British English

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join up

phrasal verb with join uk   us   /dʒɔɪn/ verb
If you ​join up, you ​become a ​member of one of the ​armedforces: "Have you been in the ​army for a ​longtime?" "I ​joined up as ​soon as I'd ​leftschool."
(Definition of join up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"join up" in American English

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join up

phrasal verb with join  us   /dʒɔɪn/ verb [I/T]
to ​become a ​member of the ​military or another ​group: Levi was not the first ​member of his ​family to join up – his ​sister was already in the Navy. Save the Seagulls is ​looking for ​volunteers to join up.
(Definition of join up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “join up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 参军,入伍…
in Turkish askere gitmek, asker olmak, orduya katılmak…
in Russian поступать на военную службу…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從軍,入伍…
in Polish wstąpić do wojska…
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