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The Caucus I joined in 1953 had as many Boer War veterans as men who had seen active service in World War II, three from each. The Ministry appointed on 5 December 1972 was composed entirely of ex-servicemen: Lance Barnard and me.
Gough Whitlam

Meaning of "ex-servicemen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EX-SERVICEMEN

ex-servicemen  [ˌeksˈsɜːvɪsˌmen] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EX-SERVICEMEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ex-Servicemen is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EX-SERVICEMEN 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.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EX-SERVICEMEN


assemblymen
əˈsemblɪˌmen
batmen
ˈbætˌmen
bellmen
ˈbelˌmen
birdmen
ˈbɜːdˌmen
bogeymen
ˈbəʊɡɪˌmen
coachmen
ˈkəʊtʃˌmen
congressmen
ˈkɒŋɡrɪsˌmen
countrymen
ˈkʌntrɪˌmen
craftsmen
ˈkrɑːftsˌmen
deadmen
ˈdedˌmen
dogmen
ˈdɒɡˌmen
doormen
ˈdɔːˌmen
Dutchmen
ˈdʌtʃˌmen
expressmen
ɪkˈspresˌmen
firemen
ˈfaɪəˌmen
frogmen
ˈfrɒɡˌmen
G-men
ˈdʒiːˌmen
highwaymen
ˈhaɪweɪˌmen
icemen
ˈaɪsˌmen
journeymen
ˈdʒɜːnɪˌmen

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EX-SERVICEMEN

ex silentio
ex voto
ex works
ex-con
ex-directory
ex-husband
ex-libris
ex-president
ex-service
ex-serviceman
ex-servicewoman
ex-servicewomen
ex-wife
ex-works
Ex.
exabyte
exacerbate
exacerbation
exacerbescence
exact

WORDS THAT END LIKE EX-SERVICEMEN

Bremen
committeemen
gentlemen
horsemen
linemen
mounted policemen
national servicemen
Norsemen
People´s Democratic Republic of Yemen
placemen
policemen
semen
servicemen
sidemen
sleeping policemen
South Yemen
spacemen
surfacemen
traffic policemen
Yemen

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ex-servicemen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EX-SERVICEMEN

Find out the translation of ex-servicemen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ex-servicemen 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-servicemen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

退伍军人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ex militares
570 millions of speakers

English

ex-servicemen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूर्व सैनिकों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجنود السابقون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бывших военнослужащих
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ex -militares
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রাক্তন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ex - militaires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bekas tentera
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ex- Soldaten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

元軍人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전직 군인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ex-servicemen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cựu binh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னாள் சேவையாளர்களுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माजी सैनिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eski askerlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ex-militari
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ex - wojskowych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

колишніх військовослужбовців
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ex - militari
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρώην στρατιωτικούς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ex - dienspligtiges
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ex - militärer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ex-tjenestemenn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ex-servicemen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EX-SERVICEMEN»

The term «ex-servicemen» is regularly used and occupies the 105.334 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EX-SERVICEMEN» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «EX-SERVICEMEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ex-servicemen.
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Gough Whitlam
The Caucus I joined in 1953 had as many Boer War veterans as men who had seen active service in World War II, three from each. The Ministry appointed on 5 December 1972 was composed entirely of ex-servicemen: Lance Barnard and me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EX-SERVICEMEN»

Discover the use of ex-servicemen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ex-servicemen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Re-settlement of Ex-servicemen in India: Problems, Patterns, ...
Scope of Definition of Ex-Servicemen for the Present Study An 'ex-serviceman' means a person who has served in any rank from Sepoy to Subedar Major in the Regular Army of the Indian Union and who retired from the service after earning ...
Satyendra Kishore, 1991
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The Lion and the Poppy: British Veterans, Politics, and ...
purpose, and generally in order to help to re-establish ex-servicemen and women in civilian occupations, to secure Government assistance and voluntary aid, and to extend the principle of co-partnership in all such undertakings, and further to ...
Niall Barr, 2005
3
Fighting for Britain: African Soldiers in the Second World War
Minister of Labour in 1960–63, held office higher than backbenchers in the federal and regional legislatures.98 Some ex-servicemen were active in politics – indeed Heelas Chukwuma Ogokwe, who tried to murder Chief Secretary Hugh Foot ...
David Killingray, 2012
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Rin Mutiny, 1946: Reference and Guide for All
unemployed ex-servicemen are refugees. The intensity of their sufferings needs no elaboration. The Board of Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen is not looking to the interest of the suffering ex-servicemen impartially, and their activities are not as ...
Biswanath Bose, 1988
5
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
1959 Oral Answers Oral Answers 1960 No. 893 Compensation for Ex- servicemen 'Mr. Mutiso asked .the Minister of State, Office of the President — (a) whether there was any assistance in form cf □money that was supposed to be given to ex- ...
6
Aboriginal Ex-Servicemen of Central Austraila
A biographical and photographic record of the many Aboriginal soldiers of Central Australia.
George Bray, Kenny C. Laughton, Pat Forster, 1995
7
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development: With ...
REHABHJTATION. OF. EX-SERVICEMEN. IN. TRIPURA. —An. Entrepreneurial. Approach. Tusumemou CHAKRABORTI lntroduction ery year about fifty to sixty thousand Defence Service ~emonnel retire at a fairly young age group of 35 to 45 ...
‎2006
8
Co-Operative Movement In India
The gross income of each settler was Rs. 25,000 to 30,000 a year.24 A Study Group on Co-operatives for Ex-servicemen, was appointed by the Govemment of lndia. lt suggested ways and means of promoting societies for ex-servicemen.
G.R. Madan, 2007
9
An Environmental History of Postcolonial North India: The ...
42 RCD file number 26/1946 "Naini Tal Tarai Colonisation Scheme for Ex- Servicemen," pp. 29-31 andTBDC 1947:3-4. 43 RCD file number 26/1946 " Nainital Tarai Colonisation Scheme for the Resettlement of Ex- Servicemen," volume 1, p.
Eric A. Strahorn, 2009
10
Social Policies and Population Growth in Mauritius
Charitable funds Under this heading we discuss the arrangements made to supplement the statutory provisions, first', for ex-servicemen and, secondly, for the blind. The Ex-Servicemen's Welfare Fund was formally constituted in 1946 to take ...
Richard M. Titmuss, Brian Abel-Smith, 1968

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

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ex-servicemen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tired of govt's casual attitude on OROP, say ex-servicemen - The …
KOLHAPUR: Ex-servicemen from Kolhapur district have demanded that the government should consider the uniform pension scheme for all ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
2
Computer course for ex-servicemen, kin - Hindustan Times
The Zila Sainik Welfare Office, Chandigarh, is organising free computer courses for ex- servicemen, army widows and their children. «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
3
Ex-servicemen stage protest, demand implementation of 'one-rank …
Ex-servicemen stage protest, demand implementation of 'one-rank-one-pension'. -. Ads by Google. Special Correspondent. Comment · print · T ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
One Rank One Pension: Ex-servicemen hold rally in Punjab - The …
BHATINDA: Seeking immediate implementation of One Rank One Pension ( OROP), ex-servicemen here today held a protest rally, disrupting ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
5
Ex-servicemen rally for OROP, block highway - The Times of India
BATHINDA: Accusing the NDA government of running away from implementing "one-rank one-pension" (OROP), hundreds of ex-servicemen ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Why do employers discriminate against former servicemen?
While I was genuinely happy to see something in the national press promoting the recruitment of ex-servicemen and women, it is clearly a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Ex-servicemen help Stiller fill the skills gap
With the skills shortage increasing, the firm has taken to recruiting ex-servicemen as well as young staff and people from overseas. Chris Bain ... «BQ Live, Jul 15»
8
ECHS a Dampener for Ex-servicemen
Nair's is not a single case but lakhs of ex-servicemen enrolled in the Ex-servicemen Central Health Service Scheme (ECHS), tailored to provide ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
9
One Rank One Pension row: Ex-servicemen may skip 1965 war …
NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen protesting against the delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension policy may cast a shadow over the ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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'One Rank One Pension' row: Ex-servicemen prepare battle plan to …
Meanwhile, ex-servicemen from the National Capital Region are continuing their relay hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, where many ... «Economic Times, Jun 15»

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