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  1. drafted for military or naval service: There was some discussion about which was better, an all-volunteer army or a conscripted army.

  2. pressed or compelled into service: Finally, I wish to acknowledge the hurriedly conscripted actors who worked hard under time pressure to make the play a success.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of conscript.

Origin of conscripted

First recorded in 1800–10; conscript + -ed2 for the adjective senses; conscript + -ed1 for the verb sense

Words Nearby conscripted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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