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as in recruit
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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verb

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

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“Conscript.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conscript. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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