Translation of "conscript" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary
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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/
/ˈkɑːn-/ noun [C] ( US usually draftee)
› Over half the army was composed of conscripts.
→ Compare volunteer noun Soldiers and people who fight in wars conscript /ˈkɒn.skript/
/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