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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “conscript”


verb [T]     /kənˈskrɪpt/ (US usually draft)
to force someone by law to serve in one of the armed forces
He was conscripted into the army at the age of 18.
Joining or leaving the army
conscript     /ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ noun [C] (US usually draftee) Over half the army was composed of conscripts.
→ Compare volunteer nounSoldiers and people who fight in wars
conscript     /ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ adjective [before noun] a conscript army
Joining or leaving the army
conscription     /kənˈskrɪp.ʃən/ noun [U] He's been worried that the government will introduce conscription ever since the war began.
Joining or leaving the army
(Definition of conscript verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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