enlisted

adjective en·list·ed \ in-ˈli-stəd , en- \
|Updated on: 19 Jul 2018

Definition of enlisted

: of, relating to, or constituting the part of a military, naval, or air force below commissioned or warrant officers
  • enlisted personnel
  • the enlisted ranks

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Definition of enlisted for English Language Learners

  • : serving in the armed forces in a rank below the rank of officers


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enlisted

adjective en·list·ed \ in-ˈli-stəd \

Definition of enlisted for Students

: serving in the armed forces in a rank below a commissioned officer or warrant officer


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