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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is inducted, especially a person newly admitted to military service.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who is inducted into an organization
  • n. A person who is drafted or a volunteer that is activated into military service

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who is drafted into military service
  • n. a person inducted into an organization or social group

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