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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Compulsory military service.

Usage examples (36)
  • Another was sentenced to ten years in prison for delivering speeches in which he called conscription unconstitutional.
  • Involuntary conscription is the answer to their daily pain.
  • Moyers knows conscription is the quickest way to initiate the fundamental changes to foreign policy needed to end the war.
  • Perhaps an under-motivated, under-trained army of the sort that would result from conscription is exactly what this country needs. for more
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