Translation of "conscript" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

conscript

verb [ T ] uk us /kənˈskrɪpt/ (US usually draft)

to force someone by law to serve in one of the armed forces

征召,招募
He was conscripted into the army at the age of 18. 他18岁被征召入伍。
conscript uk us /ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ noun [ C ] (US usually draftee)

Over half the army was composed of conscripts. 军中一半以上的人是应征入伍的。
→ Compare volunteer noun
conscript uk us /ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ adjective [ before noun ]

a conscript army 征募军
conscription uk us /kənˈskrɪp.ʃən/ noun [ U ]

He's been worried that the government will introduce conscription ever since the war began. 战争开始后,他一直在担心政府会实施强制征兵。

(Translation of “conscript” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)