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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.
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conscription

(kənˈskrɪpʃən)
n
(Military) compulsory military service
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con•scrip•tion

(kənˈskrɪp ʃən)

n.
compulsory enrollment of persons for military or naval service; draft.
[1790–1800; < French < Latin]
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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"
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conscription

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

conscription

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

[kənˈskrɪpʃən] nconscription f
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conscription

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

[kənˈskrɪpʃn] narruolamento (obbligatorio), coscrizione f
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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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He also said Bassil had failed to lobby the international community against Syria's mandatory conscription law, which Merehbi said was a deterrent to return because "it assures you that you or your children will be sent to the front lines to fight the regime's enemies."
We are already late by 70 years and will appreciate a full throttle progress in all directions involving the young generation through a mandatory conscription scheme of few years.
Remember, South Korea is a nation with mandatory conscription to defend against the North.
Hence, the formal end of hostilities could open the way for an end to mandatory conscription in Eritrea, and even to reform of some sort in a country that's been called the North Korea of Africa, due to it being so closed and authoritarian.

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