Translation of "conscript" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /kənˈskrɪpt/ 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 noun [ C ] uk /ˈkɒn.skript/ us /ˈkɑːn.skript/ 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 adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈkɒn.skript/ us /ˈkɑːn.skript/

a conscript army 徵募軍
conscription noun [ U ] uk /kənˈskrɪp.ʃən/ us /kənˈskrɪp.ʃən/ US usually the draft

Ever since the war began he's been worried that the government will introduce conscription. 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)