Translation of conscription in Spanish:

conscription

servicio militar obligatorio, n.

Pronunciation /kənˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n//kənˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    servicio militar obligatorio masculine
    conscripción feminine Latin America
    • This was the main argument the army made in opposing the end of conscription.
    • It is difficult to imagine that personal development would be easily fostered by compulsory conscription.
    • Thus, such cohesion is already in part present before conscription takes place.
    • The government implemented an organized taxation system and military conscription.
    • This regulation could well mean forcible conscription into the armed forces.
    • Quite simply there is no declared military need for conscription.
    • At first public opinion was behind the idea of peacetime conscription, or national service.
    • The prime minister pledged again that his government would not implement conscription for overseas service.
    • The exemption of Catholic seminarians and clergy from military conscription was revoked.
    • Yet the American citizen-soldier is a far less common figure than he was in the era of conscription.
    • At the outbreak of the First World War he opposed attempts to introduce military conscription in Ireland.
    • The fact that our Western allies are abandoning conscription is also notable.
    • The end of conscription in most of the West is a response to these pressures.
    • Calls for universal military conscription stoked these editorial fires as well.
    • He went on to explain some of the peculiarities of Civil War conscription.
    • Modern warfare required universal short-time conscription, followed by service in a reserve.
    • This points to the function of the memorial in recording wartime feelings about conscription and service.
    • Bring back a draft that starts conscription at the top of the social ladder.
    • Faced with the insatiable demands of total war, conscription was introduced in 1916.
    • Serving in the military reserve forces also exempted potential draftees from conscription.