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con·script

 (kŏn′skrĭpt′)
n.
One compulsorily enrolled for service, especially in the armed forces; a draftee.
adj.
Enrolled compulsorily; drafted.
tr.v. (kən-skrĭpt′) con·script·ed, con·script·ing, con·scripts
To enroll compulsorily into service; draft.

[Latin cōnscrīptus, past participle of cōnscrībere, to enroll : com-, com- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

conscripted

(kənˈskrɪptɪd)
adj
enrolled for compulsory service, esp military service
Translations

conscripted

[kənˈskrɪptɪd] ADJ [labourer etc] → reclutado a la fuerza, forzado
conscripted troopsreclutas mpl, conscriptos mpl (LAm)

conscripted

adj soldiereingezogen, einberufen; troopsaus Wehrpflichtigen bestehend; workers, labourerszwangsverpflichtet
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But if you are conscripted at 18, it's best to join up like 'man with a suitcase' -- no ties and few expectations -- not easy when most 18 year olds love freedom yet find themselves suddenly confined by army dogma.
Soldiers in the Ministry of Interior are divided into two categories; employed and conscripted.
Only Egyptian men with a male sibling are allowed to be conscripted, if they have no male siblings or dual citizenship they are exempt from service.
Abramson (Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, England) presents translations of two wartime diaries of two middle-class Jews from Jerusalem, Palestine, Yehuda Amon and Haim Nahmias, who were conscripted into the Ottoman Army during the First World War and sent to fight in Anatolia.
Finally may I remind you that, while women enjoy the freedom of civilian life of good pay and the opportunity to partake in pastimes, the poor, conscripted National Serviceman receiving 28s a week has to salute the woman officer who has joined the women's services.
Wayne Thomas, general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers in Wales said: "These young lads were conscripted, often from wealthy backgrounds to an environment in South Wales which was completely alien to them - not only in terms of the dangers and the physicality of the job, but also the communities of the Valleys as well.
The report released on Tuesday said Nevsun Resources Ltd has failed to stop Eritrean citizens conscripted into government service being used as forced labour at a gold-mining operations known as the Bisha project.
Mr Saunders was born in Derby and, after starting work in a bank at 16, was conscripted into the RAF in the 1950s as a National Serviceman.
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But Reg, who was an apprentice fitter when he was conscripted, added: "I was going to the tech when I was called up.
Having deferred from National Service he was conscripted in the army.
If you were considered to be fit and healthy, you were conscripted into the armed forces.