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Noun Concept
Categories: Attrition warfare, Military doctrines
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military reserve  reserve  Operational reserve  Reserve formation  Réserve militaire
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Armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency WordNet 3.0
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Armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A military reserve, reserve formation, or simply reserve, is a group of military personnel or units that is initially not committed to a battle by its commander, so that it remains available to address unforeseen situations or exploit sudden opportunities. Wikipedia
Military units not initially committed to battle Wikipedia Disambiguation
A body of troops kept in the rear of an army drawn up for battle, reserved to support the other lines as occasion may require; a force or body of troops kept for an exigency. Wiktionary
Military: body of troops in the rear of an army. Wiktionary (translation)
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