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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “conscript”

conscript

verb [T]
 
 
/kənˈskrɪpt/ (US usually draft)
to force someone by law to serve in one of the armed forces
徵召,招募
He was conscripted into the army at the age of 18.
他18歲被徵召入伍。
Joining or leaving the army
conscript
 
 
/ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ noun [C] (US usually draftee)
Over half the army was composed of conscripts.
軍中一半以上的人是應徵入伍的。
→ Compare volunteer nounSoldiers and people who fight in wars
conscript
 
 
/ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ adjective [before noun]
a conscript army
徵募軍
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.
戰爭開始後,他一直在擔心政府會實施強制徵兵。
Joining or leaving the army
(Definition of conscript from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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