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Translation of conscript in Spanish:


American English: /ˈkɑnˌskrɪpt/
British English: /ˈkɒnskrɪpt/
  • (before noun) conscript army
    ejército (masculine) de reclutas
    ejército (masculine) de conscriptos (Latin America)
    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

American English: /kənˈskrɪpt/
British English: /kənˈskrɪpt/
  • (soldiers/army)
    he was conscripted into the army
    lo llamaron a filas or a cumplir el servicio militar
    Example sentences
    • If you were conscripted as a common soldier some two hundred years ago, you had to get permission to get married.
    • The first shows soldiers being conscripted during wartime as victims on an army production line.
    • They bombed granaries and rural villages, destroyed crops and irrigation systems, mined pastures and fields, destroyed herds and launched sweeps through rural areas - conscripting young men and destroying the infrastructure.
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