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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The initial period of training of a recruit in the armed forces.

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  • n. The standard training regime for introducing new recruits to the organization's discipline and basic operational skills.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the initial period of training for new military personnel; involves intense physical activity and behavioral discipline


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