[ ahr-oh-tee-see, rot-see ]
/ ˌɑr oʊ tiˈsi, ˈrɒt si /
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Word Origin and History for r.o.t.c.
also ROTC, 1916, American English, initialism for Reserve Officers' Training Corps, established as part of the National Defense Act of 1916.
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