Translation of "conscript" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /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.
conscript noun uk /ˈkɒn.skript/ (US usually draftee)

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

(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)