Translation of conscript in Spanish:

conscript

recluta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑnˌskrɪpt//ˈkɒnskrɪpt/

noun

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    recluta masculine
    conscripto masculine Latin America
    conscripta feminine Latin America
    before noun conscript army ejército de conscriptos masculine Latin America
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • He had heard stories of deserting conscripts from the Army crossing into the hands of the revolution.
    • It would allow Army conscripts who joined the military while in college to earn up to nine university course credits per year.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Constant readiness units manned by conscripts and those manned by conscripts plus contract soldiers are trained in accordance with a five-month program.
    • It is no coincidence that the public debate accompanies the transformation of the French military from a conscript force into a professional modern army.
    • A conscript army was considered the corollary of a democratic society.
    • Nor is a conscript army without advantages both for the soldiers and the institution.
    • 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 new conscript army must have been rather unattractive for the samurai.
    • Why the officer corps of the army or the conscript regular soldiers were all fired is inexplicable.
    • It means that reserve troops, conscripts who have served out their compulsory-service term, would receive more recalls for training in the future.
    • At present, barely half - 134,000 of 323,000 soldiers - are conscripts completing their military service.
    • A peasant conscript army was established, with weapons being the possessions of the government.
    • Military conscripts who complete military service within a single period are assigned to special standby units after basic training and are immediately available.

transitive verb

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    (army/soldiers) reclutar
    he was conscripted into the army lo llamaron a filas / a cumplir el servicio militar
    • Beginning in 1753, thousands of Canadians were conscripted each year into the militia, draining labour away from agriculture.
    • As in any situation where young and inexperienced people are conscripted into military duty, you will find a layer who question their actions.
    • But conscripting people with medical skills is just a start.
    • The country's military junta has come under fire for decades for conscripting boys to the lower ranks of the military as porters and mine carriers.
    • At 18, shortly before the end of the Second World War, he was conscripted into the army.
    • The first shows soldiers being conscripted during wartime as victims on an army production line.
    • He was conscripted in 1939 but, because he was blind in his right eye, he was assigned to the medical corps.
    • I was right of course and probably some of their big brothers were conscripted and killed.
    • Back when the sailors were conscripted, living conditions were very poor.
    • If you were conscripted as a common soldier some two hundred years ago, you had to get permission to get married.
    • 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.
    • In 1915 he was conscripted, but was regarded as unsuitable for combat duties and assigned to the postal and meteorological services.
    • American and German governments even considered conscripting women to work for the war economies but found such action unnecessary.
    • He had an automatic gun on him that had jammed but to make his execution certain the authorities immediately conscripted him and had him tried by a military court.
    • Forcible conscription of adults and children continued, although children were conscripted to a lesser extent than in the previous year.
    • In the Soviet Union, where millions of women were conscripted, they were just as aggressive and just as brutalised by the experience as the men.
    • Citizens were conscripted from more heavily populated parts of the empire.
    • Poland was overrun and he was conscripted into the Red Army.
    • He is conscripted into a nasty little private army, escapes, finds the uniform of a US mail man, and becomes a symbol of hope.
    • In all some two million men were conscripted between 1800 and 1814.