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verb [T]    /kənˈskrɪpt/
to force someone to work as a member of a group: Soldiers conscripted factory workers to build a wall around the city. conscription    /kənˈskrɪp·ʃən/ noun [U] He emigrated from Germany in the 1850s to avoid conscription into the army.
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