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conscription

noun con·scrip·tion \kən-ˈskrip-shən\

: the practice of ordering people by law to serve in the armed forces

Full Definition of CONSCRIPTION

:  compulsory enrollment of persons especially for military service :  draft

Examples of CONSCRIPTION

  1. young people who face conscription into the army

First Known Use of CONSCRIPTION

1800

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

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