Translation of "conscript" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /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. 他18歲被徵召入伍。
conscript uk us /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。
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conscript uk us /ˈkɒn.skript/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/ adjective [ before noun ]

a conscript army 徵募軍
conscription uk us /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。

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