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conscribe

[kuh n-skrahyb] /kənˈskraɪb/
verb (used with object), conscribed, conscribing.
1.
to constrict or limit; circumscribe.
2.
to force into military service; conscript.
Origin of conscribe
1540-1550
1540-50; < Latin conscrībere to enroll, enlist, equivalent to con- con- + scrībere to write
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