conscription

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French conscription, from Latin cōnscrīptiō ‎(levying of troops).

NounEdit

conscription ‎(countable and uncountable, plural conscriptions)

  1. involuntary labor, especially military service, demanded by some established authority
  2. An enrolling or registering.
    • Bishop Burnet
      The conscription of men of war.

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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conscription f ‎(plural conscriptions)

  1. conscription
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