selective service Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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selective servicenoun [U]

uk   us   US
the ​system in the US in which men ​aged 18-26 must put ​theirnames on an ​officiallist so that they can be called to ​join the ​army if there is a ​war
(Definition of selective service from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “selective service”
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国的)选征兵役制,义务兵役制…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國的)選徵兵役制,義務兵役制…
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