interservice

adjective
in·​ter·​ser·​vice | \ ˌin-tər-ˈsər-vəs How to pronounce interservice (audio) \

Definition of interservice

: existing between or relating to two or more of the armed services interservice rivalry

Examples of interservice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One received an interservice commission with the Air Force. Nick Anderson, Washington Post, "‘Full speed ahead’: Trump salutes Naval Academy graduates," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of interservice

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Interservice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interservice. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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