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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.

Origin of call-up

First recorded in 1625–35; noun use of verb phrase call up Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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