reservist

[ ri-zur-vist ]
/ rɪˈzɜr vɪst /

noun

a person who belongs to a reserve military force of a country.

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Origin of reservist

First recorded in 1875–80; reserve + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for reservist

reservist
/ (rɪˈzɜːvɪst) /

noun

one who serves in the reserve formations of a nation's armed forces
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