active duty

A state in which person in the military performs military duties on a full-time basis, as opposed to reserve, where one only occasionally performs military duties.

Sandie, the naval officer, left work because she had been called to active duty.

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  • Active duty — refers to a full time occupation as part a military force, as opposed to reserve duty.IsraelIn the Israel Defense Forces, there are two types of active duty: regular service ( he. שרות סדיר, Sherut Sadir ), and active reserve duty ( he. שרות… …   Wikipedia

  • active duty — noun uncount AMERICAN a soldier, pilot, etc. who is on active duty belongs to a military force as their main job: on active duty: injuries received while on active duty …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • active duty — ☆ active duty or active service n. full time service, esp. in the armed forces …   English World dictionary

  • active duty — n. The state of serving full time in the military. See also reserve The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • active duty — Full time duty in the active military service of the United States. This includes members of the Reserve Components serving on active duty or full time training duty, but does not include full time National Guard duty. Also called AD. See also… …   Military dictionary

  • Active Duty — is a pornography company based in North Carolina, United States, that specializes in the production of pornographic movies featuring gay, straight and bi military men engaging in solo and gay sex acts, similar to that of the… …   Wikipedia

  • active duty — noun or active service : full time service in the armed forces with regular duties and pay and subject to appropriate regulations * * * ˌactive ˈservice [active service] (NAmE also ˌactive ˈduty) …   Useful english dictionary

  • active duty — Mil. the status of full time service: on active duty. Also called active service. * * * …   Universalium

  • active duty — N UNCOUNT: oft on N Active duty means the same as active service. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • active-duty — adj. Active duty is used with these nouns: ↑military, ↑soldier …   Collocations dictionary

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