Translation of conscript in Spanish:


recluta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑnˌskrɪpt//ˈkɒnskrɪpt/


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    (masculine and feminine) recluta
    conscripto masculine Latin America
    conscripta feminine Latin America
    before noun conscript army ejército de conscriptos masculine Latin America
    • It means that reserve troops, conscripts who have served out their compulsory-service term, would receive more recalls for training in the future.
    • The new conscript army must have been rather unattractive for the samurai.
    • A conscript army was considered the corollary of a democratic society.
    • It's a conscript army, and the families of the soldiers are suffering more each year.
    • This archive consists of hundreds of images of naked men, presumably fresh conscripts and army recruits, taken for an unknown kind of ethnographic exercise.
    • 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.
    • This was the period when Napoleon was desperately trying to call up conscripts for his armies as he attempted to replenish the troops lost in the fighting.
    • He had heard stories of deserting conscripts from the Army crossing into the hands of the revolution.
    • Why the officer corps of the army or the conscript regular soldiers were all fired is inexplicable.
    • At present, barely half - 134,000 of 323,000 soldiers - are conscripts completing their military service.
    • Military conscripts who complete military service within a single period are assigned to special standby units after basic training and are immediately available.
    • Most armies staffed with conscripts and poorly trained and motivated officers will likewise disappear if hit hard enough.
    • But in a conscript army assembled by a dictatorship, the line between civilian and soldier gets blurred, at least by my calculation.
    • A peasant conscript army was established, with weapons being the possessions of the government.
    • It is no coincidence that the public debate accompanies the transformation of the French military from a conscript force into a professional modern army.
    • To some extent migrant labour is performing the role once played by military service when ex-army conscripts returned to the villages with new skills and ambitions.
    • Constant readiness units manned by conscripts and those manned by conscripts plus contract soldiers are trained in accordance with a five-month program.
    • It would allow Army conscripts who joined the military while in college to earn up to nine university course credits per year.
    • They had adopted the advantages of the new military system encapsulated in the popular conscript army, as Russia, Austria, and, particularly, Prussia undertook military reforms in response to battlefield defeat.
    • Nor is a conscript army without advantages both for the soldiers and the institution.

transitive verb

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    (soldiers/army) reclutar
    he was conscripted into the army lo llamaron a filas / a cumplir el servicio militar