selectee

noun
se·​lect·​ee | \ sə-ˌlek-ˈtē How to pronounce selectee (audio) \

Definition of selectee

1 : a person inducted into military service under selective service
2 : a person who is chosen from a group by fitness or preference

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Examples of selectee in a Sentence

had the dubious distinction of being the last selectee to serve in the Vietnam War NASA's roster of selectees for its astronaut training program.
Recent Examples on the Web Three years before that, a selectee for the International Pacific Halibut Commission also ran into residency issues. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 28 July 2021 Here and there a selectee clung to a trombone or trumpet case—supplementary material for the camp band, for which a nucleus of 28 pieces is expected to arrive soon. Merrie Monteagudo, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Mar. 2021 Long a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seven-time Pro Bowl selectee was traded to Oakland in March. Mallika Kallingal And Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 12 June 2020 Long a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seven-time Pro Bowl selectee was traded to Oakland in March. Mallika Kallingal And Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 12 June 2020 Long a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seven-time Pro Bowl selectee was traded to Oakland in March. Mallika Kallingal And Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 12 June 2020 Long a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seven-time Pro Bowl selectee was traded to Oakland in March. Mallika Kallingal And Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 12 June 2020 Long a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seven-time Pro Bowl selectee was traded to Oakland in March. Mallika Kallingal And Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 12 June 2020 Long a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the seven-time Pro Bowl selectee was traded to Oakland in March. Mallika Kallingal And Jamiel Lynch, CNN, 12 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of selectee

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Selectee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selectee. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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