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ASVAmerican Standard Version
ASVAmerikas Savienoto Valstu (Latvian: United States of America)
ASVAdvanced Super View (Sharp LCD display)
ASVAdaptive Servo-Ventilation (therapy)
ASVActive Service
ASVAdvanced Super View
ASVApplication Server
ASVAdobe Svg Viewer
ASVApproved Scanning Vendor
ASVAnti-Surface Vessel
ASVArmored Security Vehicle
ASVAdobe SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) Viewer
ASVArchivio Segreto Vaticano (Italian: Vatican Secret Archive)
ASVAdvanced Safety Vehicle
ASVAnodic Stripping Voltammetry
ASVAllgemeiner Sportverein (German Sports Association)
ASVAmboseli, Kenya (airport code)
ASVAir Surveillance (radar)
ASVAxel Springer Verlag (German publishing company)
ASVAnnual Subscription Value (FactSet)
ASVAge Sexe Ville (French: Age, Sex, City)
ASVAmerican Society for Virology
ASVAuxiliaire Spécialisée Vétérinaire (French: Specialized Veterinary Assistant)
ASVAir-To-Surface Vessel
ASVAvian Sarcoma Virus
ASVAllocation Spéciale Vieillesse (French: Special Old-Age Allowance; pension scheme)
ASVAutomatic Speaker Verification
ASVAutomatic Signature Verification
ASVAir Switching Valve
ASVAssociation Sportive Villefontaine (French: Villefontaine Sports Association; Villefontaine, France)
ASVAll-Surface Vehicle
ASVAll Season Vehicle
ASVAlkali Spreading Value
ASVAdaptive Supply Voltage
ASVAutogenous Saphenous Vein
ASVAverage System Value
ASVAutomatic Self-Verification
ASVAnnular Safety Valve (oil field technology)
ASVApplication-Specific Vulnerability
ASVAccommodation and Support Vessel (ship)
ASVAustralian Sheep Veterinarians (Australian Veterinary Association)
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Active service. It's a burnin' shame." Oh joy, the Mavericks had risen on the eve of battle!
Bid a boy defy his father when the pantomime-cab is at the door, or a girl develop a will of her own when her mother is putting the last touches to the first ball-dress, but do not ask an Irish regiment to embark upon mutiny on the eve of a campaign, when it has fraternised with the native regiment that accompanies it, and driven its officers into retirement with ten thousand clamorous questions, and the prisoners dance for joy, and the sick men stand in the open calling down all known diseases on the head of the doctor, who has certified that they are "medically unfit for active service." At even the Mavericks might have been mistaken for mutineers by one so unversed in their natures as Mulcahy.
Mulcahy had not taken into account the possibility of being sent on active service. He had made up his mind that he would not go under any circumstances, but fortune was against him.
He abandoned the university to enlist in the aristocratic regiment of Life Guards, and he remained in the army, apparently, for seven or eight years, though he seems not to have been in active service and became a recognized wit at the London coffee-houses.
Archer, as he looked back, was not sure that men like himself WERE what his country needed, at least in the active service to which Theodore Roosevelt had pointed; in fact, there was reason to think it did not, for after a year in the State Assembly he had not been re-elected, and had dropped back thankfully into obscure if useful municipal work, and from that again to the writing of occasional articles in one of the reforming weeklies that were trying to shake the country out of its apathy.
By this advanced hour of the day, the Squire was always in higher spirits than we have seen him in at the breakfast-table, and felt it quite pleasant to fulfil the hereditary duty of being noisily jovial and patronizing: the large silver snuff-box was in active service and was offered without fail to all neighbours from time to time, however often they might have declined the favour.
Like his elder brother, to whom retirement from active service had proved a fatal blow, he would probably grow an old man when he could no longer come from his home to the ministry, sit in the same chair and copy a certain number of pages.
In the time of the Empire he was incorporated in the Pontoon Troop of the Guard, and was constantly on active service in Germany, lastly the poor fellow made the Russian campaign."
JA seems totally unable to comprehend that Prince Harry has been on active service in Afghanistan and, by all accounts, is likely to be so again and that Prince William is on the equivalent of active service as an air/sea rescue pilot.
It was a government letter and says active service on it.
The judge also rejected the Defence Secretary's bid to ban coroners from using phrases such as "serious failure" - implying criticism of the Ministry of Defence and its agents - in verdicts on soldiers who have died on active service.
During his time in the Army, Mr James was awarded five service medals: three for active service in the Falklands, Northern Ireland and with the UN in Cyprus, and two for service in the Middle East and Germany.