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conscription

noun

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the practice of ordering people by law to serve in the armed forces
  • At the outbreak of war, young people knew they would soon face conscription into the army.
  • a campaign to end conscription

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The first known use of conscription was in 1800

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“Conscription.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conscription. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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