conscription

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con·scrip·tion

 (kən-skrĭp′shən)
n.
1. Compulsory enrollment, especially for the armed forces; draft.
2. A monetary payment exacted by a government in wartime.

conscription

(kənˈskrɪpʃən)
n
(Military) compulsory military service

con•scrip•tion

(kənˈskrɪp ʃən)

n.
compulsory enrollment of persons for military or naval service; draft.
[1790–1800; < French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conscription - compulsory military serviceconscription - compulsory military service    
militarisation, militarization, mobilization, mobilisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
levy en masse, levy - the act of drafting into military service
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

conscription

noun
Compulsory enrollment in military service:
Translations
branná povinnostodvod
værnepligt
herkvaîning
vpoklic
askere almaaskerlik

conscription

[kənˈskrɪpʃən] Nservicio m militar obligatorio, conscripción f (LAm)

conscription

[kənˈskrɪpʃən] nconscription f

conscription

nWehrpflicht f; (= act of conscripting)Einberufung f; (of army)Aushebung f

conscription

[kənˈskrɪpʃn] narruolamento (obbligatorio), coscrizione f

conscript

(ˈkonskript) noun
a person legally ordered by the state to serve in the armed forces etc.
(kənˈskript) verb
legally to order (someone) to serve in the armed forces etc. He was conscripted into the army.
conˈscription (-ʃən) noun
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This accessible historical study examines the role of the Canadian army in creating and administering compulsory military training during WWII and investigates the circumstances surrounding the decision to send Canadian military conscripts overseas during the war, in spite of the fact that the conscripts were originally intended to serve only in Canada.
I guess it's because men there go on compulsory military training,' she observed.
One proposal discussed by our course was introduction of compulsory military training for Pakistani youth, in order to reduce defence expenditure.
We are leading a secure life, a boon that others envied us for," Shaikh Abdul Aziz said and added that while we should be thankful to Allah for this mercy, our nation should remain alert to defend the religion and country through compulsory military training.
However, a critical provision for compulsory military training of males between the ages of 18 and 21 was dropped from the bill.
Ali Jasem, a veteran member of the FNC, while welcoming the move as a way aimed at mobilising citizens for the defence of their country, said compulsory military training was extremely overdue.
One suggested compulsory military training for all high school graduates, as this would instil much-needed discipline.
The book begins with a chapter on the "decline and fall" of the National Service League, an organization founded in 1902 to promote compulsory military training for British men.
Even before the air strikes began, Libyan teenagers received compulsory military training at school, mostly on light weapons.

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