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call-up

[kawl-uhp]
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  1. an order to report for active military service.
  2. the number of persons drafted during a specific period of time: The November call-up was set at 15,000.
  3. a call or urging to service.
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Origin of call-up

First recorded in 1625–35; noun use of verb phrase call up
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