conscribe


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conscribe

(kənˈskraɪb)
vb (tr)
(Military) to conscript

con•scribe

(kənˈskraɪb)

v.t. -scribed, -scrib•ing.
1. to constrict or limit; circumscribe.
2. to force into military service; conscript.
[1540–50; < Latin conscrībere to enroll, enlist =con- con- + scrībere to write]
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Each may contain limits or face challenges that conscribe its potential to make biomedicine so inclusive that its benefits accrue to all and its risk of harm is spread among those who can bear it.
The Hutterites are a branch of Anabaptists who conscribe to a common set of religious and social beliefs.
Others viewed extant coercion as simply one more limitation of freedom that young people would need to negotiate among the many others that conscribe their behavior; as with other clients working to conform their behavior to societal norms, it was the responsibility of the social worker to help youths negotiate these limits (Pray, 1945).
This comes as part of the efforts undertaken by the Ministry of Defence and Sultan's Armed Forces to conscribe and employ citizens who desire to join the military as part of policy to implement the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for the employment of 50,000 citizens," a spokesman said.
This comes within the efforts undertaken by the Defence Ministry and Sultan's Armed Forces to conscribe and employ citizens who desire to join, in implementation of the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said regarding the employment of 50,000 citizens.
Ibrahim, who conscribes to the secular stream within the Coptic community, denounced how the pope's opinion was taken in matters such as the appointment of a Coptic minister or state official.
If this letter is the scrap of text that most obviously interpellates Jane as a national and imperial subject (granting her symbolically a name along with a familial and pecuniary legacy), the apparent failure of the text to reach its destination, its withholding by the very archive that it conscribes, again depends on the manner in which empire has become the heterogeneous supplement that both doubles and "half-effaces" national identity.