Meaning of “military service” in the English Dictionary

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"military service" in British English

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military servicenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmɪl.ɪ.tər.i ˈsɜː.vɪs/ us /ˌmɪl.ɪ.ter.i ˈsɝː.vɪs/

army training that young people must do in some countries:

He has to do his military service before going to university.

(Definition of “military service” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)