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Service abroad   /sˈərvəs əbrˈɔd/   Listen
Service abroad

Naval service aboard a ship at sea.  Synonyms: sea-duty, shipboard duty.

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"Service abroad" Quotes from Famous Books

... Montague wished to employ their protege in public service abroad. There was, however, one drawback. Addison had plenty of English, Greek, and Latin, but he had little French. This he must be sent abroad to acquire; and for the purpose of defraying the expenses of his travels, a pension of L300 a-year ...
— The Poetical Works of Addison; Gay's Fables; and Somerville's Chase • Joseph Addison, John Gay, William Sommerville

... duly doth pertain to your desert. Trust me, the prince herself, unmoved of my part, Your dutiful service hath specially regarded, And expressly commands that it be well rewarded Wherefore you shall not need to seek service abroad: I exhort you at home still to make your abode: That if in this realm occasions of wars be offered, You and others your like ...
— A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VIII (4th edition) • Various

... was made at a dinner given in New York by the Lotos Club in honor of Mr. Reid, who had been its president for fourteen years prior to his first diplomatic service abroad in 1889. It was the first public utterance by any one of the Peace Commissioners after the ratification of the ...
— Problems of Expansion - As Considered In Papers and Addresses • Whitelaw Reid

... the nation, and accepted by an overwhelming majority; the members of the Convention were assured of their ascendancy in the new legislature; and before long the rebellion in Vendee and Brittany was so far crushed as to release eighty thousand troops for service abroad. For the leaders of its forces the Convention made a most liberal provision: the division commanders of the thirteenth of Vendemiaire were all promoted. Buonaparte was made second in command of the Army of the Interior: ...
— The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte - Vol. I. (of IV.) • William Milligan Sloane

Words linked to "Service abroad" :   duty assignment, assignment

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