active list

noun

Definition of active list

: a list comprising the officers and enlisted personnel of the armed forces who are performing or normally available for military duties and are receiving full pay

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First Known Use of active list

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Active list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/active%20list. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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