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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.]
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conscripted

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

conscripted

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

adj soldiereingezogen, einberufen; troopsaus Wehrpflichtigen bestehend; workers, labourerszwangsverpflichtet
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