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A member of a foreign body of troops serving a country in war.
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  1. A member of a foreign body of troops serving a country in war.
  2. An assisting or supplementary group or organization
  3. An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.
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  1. The strengthening of a conditioned response by such means.
  2. (Uncountable, behavioral psychology) The process whereby a behavior with desirable consequences comes to be repeated.
  3. (In the plural) Additional troops or materiel sent to support a military action.
Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
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  1. Arranged singly at intervals on a stem or twig. Elms, birches, oaks, cherry trees, and hickory trees have alternate leaves.
  2. A person standing by to take the place of another if necessary; substitute
  3. Arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals on a flower.
Personnel or units in the armed forces not on active duty but subject to call; militia
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  1. Personnel or units in the armed forces not on active duty but subject to call; militia
  2. (Canada) A tract of land set apart for the use of an Aboriginal group; Indian reserve (compare US reservation.)
  3. (Military) 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.
Designating or of any of the noncombat ships, as tankers or tenders, that form the service fleet of a navy
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  1. Designating or of any of the noncombat ships, as tankers or tenders, that form the service fleet of a navy
  2. Held in or used as a reserve:
  3. Additional; supplementary; reserve
For use in case of sudden necessity
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  1. For use in case of sudden necessity
  2. Related to the emergency or to the provision of assistance.
Being, or having the nature of, a reserve or reserves
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  1. Being, or having the nature of, a reserve or reserves
  2. Held in or forming a reserve:
Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
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  1. Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
  2. Relating to or derived from either of the lateral meristems (the cork cambium or the vascular cambium ) of vascular plants. For example, secondary xylem in a stem is produced by the vascular cambium, as opposed to primary xylem produced by the apical meristem during the original growth of the stem from a seedling.
  3. Of or relating to secondary schools.
Of, for, or functioning as a standby
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  1. Of, for, or functioning as a standby
  2. Of, relating to, or waiting for unreserved travel space that is made available by an airline only shortly before departure:
  3. Kept in reserve for use when needed:
  1. Appending.
  2. Acting to supplement.
  3. Lacking a regular schedule (as in a supplemental airline).
Additional; added to supply what is wanted.
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  1. Additional; added to supply what is wanted.
  2. Supplying what is lacking; additional
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