Translation of "conscript" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

conscript

verb [ T ] uk us /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。
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。
→ Compare volunteer noun
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)