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Meaning of "ex-service" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EX-SERVICE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EX-SERVICE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ex-Service is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EX-SERVICE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ex-service

Ex-service is a British term which refers to those who have served in the British Empire or Commonwealth Armed Forces. Earlier, the term ex-servicemen or Ex-servicewomen was used, but has been replaced with one having no gender connotations. The corresponding term in American English is Veteran.

Definition of ex-service in the English dictionary

The definition of ex-service in the dictionary is having formerly served in the armed forces.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EX-SERVICE

ex parte
ex post facto
ex silentio
ex voto
ex works
ex-con
ex-directory
ex-husband
ex-libris
ex-president
ex-serviceman
ex-servicemen
ex-servicewoman
ex-servicewomen
ex-wife
ex-works
Ex.
exabyte
exacerbate
exacerbation

WORDS THAT END LIKE EX-SERVICE

advice
civil service
community service
customer service
dating service
express delivery service
funeral service
health service
in-service
information service
memorial service
military service
news service
pizza delivery service
public service
refuse disposal service
room service
secret service
self-service
service
shuttle service

Synonyms and antonyms of ex-service in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ex-service» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EX-SERVICE

Find out the translation of ex-service to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ex-service from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ex-service» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

前服务
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ex - servicio
570 millions of speakers

English

ex-service
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूर्व सेवा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخدمة السابقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

экс- служба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ex -service
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাবেক সেবা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ex - services
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bekas perkhidmatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ex- Service
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

EX-サービス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전 서비스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ex-service
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cựu nhân viên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னாள் சேவை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पूर्वसेवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

terhis edilmiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ex - service
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ex - usługi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

екс - служба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ex -service
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ex - service
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ex - diens
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ex - tjänst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ex - tjeneste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ex-service

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EX-SERVICE»

The term «ex-service» is normally little used and occupies the 117.388 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EX-SERVICE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ex-service» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ex-service» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ex-service

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EX-SERVICE»

Discover the use of ex-service in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ex-service and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Lest We Forget: The Experiences of World War II Westindian ...
It tells the story, largely through oral histories and personnel experiences, of the contribution made by them to that conflict and the subsequent settlement of a substantial number in the UK.
Robert N. Murray, Patrick L. Hylton, 1996
2
Comparison of State Unemployment Insurance Laws, 2005
UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FOR FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES AND FOR EX-SERVICEMEMBERS Two federal unemployment insurance programs - one for federal civilian employees and the other for ex-service members - are ...
‎2005
3
Patients in hospitals for mental disease, 1923
EX-SERVICE PATIENTS WITH MENTAL DISEASE On account of the popular interest in ex-service patients a separate inquiry- was placed on the enumeration schedules as to whether the patient had served in the Army or Navy of the United  ...
United States. Bureau of the Census, William Chamberlin Hunt, Alice Veronica Hagan, 1926
4
Leaving the services: Ministry of Defence
The. Department. has. been. working. with. other. agencies. to. address. homelessness. among. ex-Service. personnel. 3.26 Homelessness is, however, much wider than just those who are accepted as owed the main homelessness duty and ...
Great Britain: National Audit Office, 2007
5
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia No. 59, 1973
The survey questions were designed to identify four classes of person, namely: (a ) those who had served in the Australian armed forces during wartime; (b) those ex-service personnel who had a disability which had been accepted by the ...
Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1967
6
After the Falklands - Finally Ending the Nightmare of Ptsd
This of course doesn't mean that the needs of the RAF, Navy and female ex- service homeless can be ignored, indeed it demands that special care should be taken in meeting their specific needs. Research (i) by the New Policy Institute and  ...
David Walters, 2007
7
The Effect of Hydrogen and Hydrides on the Integrity of ...
TSSD Equations: Tube, Location along Tube Reference Ex-service tubes AA and BB, middle: cH = 6.472 9 104 exp[-33 016/(RT)] Pan [27] Ex-service tubes AA and BB, inlet: cH = 1.202 9 105 exp[-35 907/(RT)] Pan [27] Ex-service tubes AA ...
Manfred P. Puls, 2012
8
On to Civvy Street: Canada's Rehabilitation Program for ...
Ex-service women were doing well in finding jobs across the country, but there was “a growing discrimination on the part of employers against all married women.” In the report she submitted more than a year later, Hunt showed that the basic ...
Peter Neary, 2011
9
The review of the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
It has also been used for ex-Service personnel who have needed treatment for their injury when temporarily outside the UK, and also for small numbers of injured Commonwealth ex-Service personnel who have chosen to return to their  ...
Great Britain: Ministry of Defence, 2010
10
Military compensation background papers
addition, unemployment benefits were authorized for ex-service members for a maximum of 13 weeks, as opposed to the 26 weeks authorized for unemployed civilians. No reason was articulated for this difference in treatment, but the ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EX-SERVICE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ex-service is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ex-services organisations receive federal funding | Northern Star
THREE ex-service organisations in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley will receive funding from the Federal Government to continue their ... «Northern Star, Jul 15»
2
Tired of govt's casual attitude on OROP, say ex-servicemen - The …
Last week, the ex-service men (ESM) had organised a demonstration, declaring their support to the ex-servicemen agitating in Delhi for their ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
Guy Parent says there are still gaps in systems designed to aid …
But Parent said his office has had a direct impact on the lives of many veterans, even when the ex-service personnel weren't aware they were ... «The Daily Courier, Jul 15»
4
Llanelli-based Links project calls for support in National Lottery …
A SERVICE for ex-service personnel and their families, which supports the transition back to civilian life, is appealing for votes in a Lottery ... «Llanelli Star, Jul 15»
5
Ultra marathon runner pulls out of challenge due to illness - Press …
Inverness was chosen as the starting point because it is an area with a high serving and ex-service population. Leigh Smith, spokeswoman for ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
6
Motorsport jobs give war heroes a fresh start in life (From Herald …
Ex-service personnel working in the livery and vinyl production business will be mentored by Lotus F1 head of livery Joe McNamara and get to ... «Herald Series, Jul 15»
7
Gearing up for Corby's annual Highland Gathering …
There will also be live music in the Cardigan Arms, Ex-Service Men's Club, Village Inn and White Hart. Sections of Rockingham Road, Lloyds ... «Northamptonshire Telegraph, Jul 15»
8
July Budget 2015 at a glance: From a new tax-free dividend …
The government has committed nearly £70m of banking fines over the next five years to support military charities and other causes – ex-Service ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
9
Support group launched for veterans with dementia
Kit-Bags and Berets aims to help ex-service personnel keep active and express themselves. Kelly Inwood, Alzheimer's Society services manager, said: "Activity ... «Hampshire Chronicle, Jul 15»
10
Will launch stir if OROP is not brought: Hazare to PM | The Indian …
Citing the ongoing agitation by ex-service men, Hazare said the government's failure to implement the scheme was shameful. “The government ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»

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