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call–up

play
noun \ˈkȯl-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of call–up

  • sports : a decision to bring an athlete to play in a higher league

  • : a player who is brought up to a higher league

  • : an order telling someone to report for military service

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of call–up

  1. 1 :  an order to report for military service

  2. 2 :  a baseball player brought up to a major league team from the minor leagues

1940

First Known Use of call–up

1940


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