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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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"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.
He attended the Naval Gymnasium as compulsory military training in keeping with the ideology of the South African government in the 1960s.
Fisher's 1910 administration culminated a decade of post-Federation nation building by establishing the Commonwealth Bank, issuing the nation's first bank notes and selecting the site for a capital; introducing compulsory military training; founding the Royal Australian Navy; and opening the officers' training college at Duntroon.
He warned that civil war could erupt again if the country decided to opt for compulsory military training for youths.
London, May 9 (ANI): Fire-brand BJP leader Varun Gandhi wants to revive his late father Sanjay Gandhi's controversial sterilization policy, and thinks compulsory military training can fight communalism.

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