reservist

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noun re·serv·ist \ri-ˈzər-vist\

Definition of reservist

  1. :  a member of a military reserve

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1876

First Known Use of reservist

1876


RESERVIST Defined for English Language Learners

reservist

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Definition of reservist for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a military reserve


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