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selectee

[si-lek-tee] /sɪ lɛkˈti/
noun
1.
one selected by draft for service in one of the armed forces.
Origin of selectee
1935-1940
An Americanism dating back to 1935-40; select + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for selectee

selectee

/sɪˌlɛkˈtiː/
noun
1.
(US) a person who is selected, esp for military service
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