Definitions

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  • abbreviation Reserve Officers' Training Corps

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  • initialism Reserve Officers' Training Corps

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  • noun a training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Thus, if ROTC is prevented from operating, and the argument is that students should be free to take it if they wish, the answer is, "But the South Vietnamese are not allowed their freedom — why should students be allowed the freedom to join ROTC and the armed forces, which deny the South Vietnamese their freedom?"

    Student Politics and the University

  • Thus, if ROTC is prevented from operating, and the argument is that students should be free to take it if they wish, the answer is, "But the South Vietnamese are not allowed their freedom — why should students be allowed the freedom to join ROTC and the armed forces, which deny the South Vietnamese their freedom?"

    Student Politics and the University

  • I was in ROTC for a short while, and I did receive my

    Apologies and Clarifications 3

  • I find it troubling ROTC is allowed in public schools at all.

    Junior ROTC in middle school? « Dating Jesus

  • ROTC is a big part everyone needs to worry about the decline on the West side of town it is becoming the East Side

    East Aurora School District 131 | What's the Progress for One of Aurora's Most Serious Challenges?

  • In 1939, 350 Princeton students enrolled in ROTC, but only seven enrolled in 2001.

    Letters to the Editor

  • In 1939, 350 Princeton students enrolled in ROTC, but only seven enrolled in 2001.

    Letters to the Editor

  • You can be pretty sure that any college or university that offers ROTC is going to have conservatives on that faculty, too.

    October 2005

  • "After my work was posted on the Internet, the BCS people came across the standings and accompanying essay written for a lay audience," said Rothman, who was also in ROTC with Alan Ameche at Wisconsin.

    A look behind the BCS computer ratings

  • July 1, 1954 - John McBride, Alabama halfback, killed in ROTC training flight in Texas.

    Athlete plane crashes

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