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Military ContextPlay
Enlist often refers to joining military services and involves commitment. SlideAfter college, Mark decided to enlist in the Marine Corps.
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Voluntary ActionPlay
Enlisting is generally a personal choice, indicating that someone willingly joins up. SlideShe chose to enlist rather than being drafted.
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Long-term CommitmentPlay
Enlisting usually requires a multi-year commitment, especially in the military. SlideBy enlisting, he agreed to serve for four years.