selectee

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noun se·lect·ee \sə-ˌlek-ˈtē\

Definition of selectee

  1. 1 :  a person inducted into military service under selective service

  2. 2 :  a person who is chosen from a group by fitness or preference

Examples of selectee in a sentence

  1. <had the dubious distinction of being the last selectee to serve in the Vietnam War>

  2. <NASA's roster of selectees for its astronaut training program.>

1940

First Known Use of selectee

1940


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