boot camp

noun

BrE /ˈbuːt kæmp/
NAmE /ˈbuːt kæmp/
 
 
  • a training camp for new members of the armed forces, where they have to work hard
    He had recently graduated from Marine Corps boot camp.
  • a type of prison for young criminals where there is strict discipline
  • a short course of very hard physical trainingI joined a boot camp to get fit.
    (figurative) You can cram for the exam at a one-week boot camp.

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