Definition of 'national service'
Example sentences containing 'national service'
It is no coincidence that family is at the centre of their society and that national service is compulsory for all young men.The Sun (2008)
It was the same when I was in the military doing national service.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He then completed a year of compulsory national service in the Finnish army, because he has dual citizenship through his mother.The Sun (2013)
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