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Definition of conscript verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    conscript

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//kənˈskrɪpt//
     
    [usually passive] conscript somebody (into something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they conscript
     
    he / she / it conscripts
     
    past simple conscripted
     
    -ing form conscripting
     
     
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  1. 1to make somebody join the armed forces synonym draft
  2. 2 He was conscripted into the army in 1939. to be conscripted for military service
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: conscript

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