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conscript

noun

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a person forced or required to enroll in military service
  • as the war continued, the body of enlisted soldiers was supplemented by an increasing number of conscripts

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conscript

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of conscript (Entry 2 of 2)

to pick especially for required military service
  • was conscripted into the army shortly after turning 18

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The first known use of conscript was in 1799

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“Conscript.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conscript. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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