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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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NounEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
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conscription f (plural conscriptions)

  1. conscription