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conscript

Translation of conscript in Spanish:

noun/nombre

/ˈkɑːnskrɪpt; ˈkɒnskrɪpt/
  • recluta (masculine and feminine), conscripto, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) (before noun/delante del nombre) conscript army ejército (masculine) de reclutas or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) de conscriptos
    Example sentences
    • The speed with which it had been able to assemble and deploy such a conscript army conferred upon the German Confederation an advantage over the French, who struggled to get a smaller army into the field over a longer period of time.
    • It's a conscript army, and the families of the soldiers are suffering more each year.
    • Nor is a conscript army without advantages both for the soldiers and the institution.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/kənˈskrɪpt/
  • [soldiers/army] reclutar he was conscripted into the army lo llamaron a filas or a cumplir el servicio militar

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