Origin of conscription
OTHER WORDS FROM conscriptioncon·scrip·tion·al, adjective an·ti·con·scrip·tion, noun non·con·scrip·tion, noun pro·con·scrip·tion, adjective
Words nearby conscription
Example sentences from the Web for conscription
When I reported for my conscription in 2010 I thought I would do my two years of service without anything happening.Former Syrian Soldier Describes Life in the Army at the Start of War |Andrew Slater |September 4, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
In Israel, conscription remains the rule and military service is the norm.In Israel, Netanyahu Assembles the Coalition That Eluded Romney |Lloyd Green |March 22, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
Bennett, it's true, demanded changing that agreement—once the conscription problem was settled.
Lapid will have to swallow a painful compromise on ultra-Orthodox conscription.
The hametz example may also enhance our understanding of the debate on the conscription of haredi men to the IDF.
Having a weak constitution and defective sight, he avoided the conscription.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4 |Charles Dudley Warner
I was a refractory, I evaded the conscription, that was all.The Village Rector |Honore de Balzac
This I did for the Bureau of Conscription, which was found very useful.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital |John Beauchamp Jones
Regarded as a compromise between universal and voluntary service, conscription still maintains a precarious existence in Europe.
Leaving this place deprived him of his immunity from conscription.Tom Strong, Lincoln's Scout |Alfred Bishop Mason