Synonyms for active service

Grammar : Noun

Définition of active service

  • As in active duty : noun full-time military service
Example sentences :
  • His countrymen were the first to press steam into the active service of mankind.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • This was in November, rather a latish month for active service on those waters.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I had made his acquaintance in the active service detachment.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • He was expecting soon to be called to active service "over there."
  • Extract from : « Shavings » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And this it is they persuaded me to prefer to active service!
  • Extract from : « Jack Hinton » by Charles James Lever
  • Not a sou more had I, and the duty was heavier than on active service.
  • Extract from : « Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • He devoted himself to his studies and to the active service of his patron.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Hand » by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • I accepted the Herefordshire expedition because it smacked of active service.
  • Extract from : « The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly » by Charles James Lever
  • He held the promise of the Chief for active service, and the men must get ready.
  • Extract from : « Soldiers Three, Part II. » by Rudyard Kipling
  • He longed for active service, and an opportunity to win distinction.
  • Extract from : « The Naval History of the United States » by Willis J. Abbot.

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