Definition of active service
- He saw no active service during his time in the army.
: characterized by action rather than by contemplation or speculation
: producing or involving action or movement
: asserting that the person or thing represented by the grammatical subject performs the action represented by the verb
: the occupation or function of serving
: employment as a servant
: the work performed by one that serves
: to perform services for: such as
: to repair or provide maintenance for
: to meet interest and sinking fund payments on
: of or relating to the armed services
: used in serving or supplying
: intended for hard or everyday use
: an Old World tree (Sorbus domestica) resembling the related mountain ashes but having larger flowers and larger edible fruit
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