Reserve Officers' Training Corps

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ROTC (är'ō-tē-sēʹ, rŏtʹsē) abbr.
Reserve Officers' Training Corps.

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(in full Reserve Officers’ Training Corps)
(in the US) a group of students who train to be military officers while at college or university. The army pays for most or all of the education for many ROTC students, who must then spend at least four years in the army. The US Navy and Air Force have similar programmes.

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