active list

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of active list was in 1827

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“Active list.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/active%20list. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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