Translation of "conscript" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kənˈskrɪpt/ us 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.
conscript noun uk /ˈkɒn.skript/ us /ˈkɑːn-/ US usually draftee

Over half the army was composed of conscripts.
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conscript adjective uk /ˈkɒn.skript/ us /ˈkɑːn-/
conscription noun [ no plural ] uk /-ˈskrɪp.ʃən/ us US usually the draft

servicio militar obligatorio
Ever since the war began he’s been worried that the government will introduce conscription.

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


noun /ˈkonskript/

a person legally ordered by the state to serve in the armed forces etc

The army consisted mainly of conscripts.
conscription /-ʃən/ noun

reclutamiento, servicio militar obligatorio
Conscription was introduced by the Military Services Bill.

(Translation of “conscript” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)