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conscription

División en sílabas: con·scrip·tion
Pronunciación: /kənˈskripSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de conscription en inglés:

sustantivo

Compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces.
Example sentences
  • The prime minister pledged again that his government would not implement conscription for overseas service.
  • Faced with the insatiable demands of total war, conscription was introduced in 1916.
  • Modern warfare required universal short-time conscription, followed by service in a reserve.

Origen

early 19th century: via French (conscription was introduced in France in 1798), from late Latin conscriptio(n-) 'levying of troops', from Latin conscribere 'write down together, enroll', from con- 'together' + scribere 'write'.

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