conscript

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conscript(
kan
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skrihpt
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kuhn
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skrihpt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (new soldier)
a. el recluta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la recluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Basic training for all conscripts begins at 8 am sharp.El entrenamiento básico para todos los reclutas empieza a las 8 am en punto.
b. el conscripto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la conscripta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The conscripts arrived at the army base this morning.Los conscriptos llegaron a la base del ejército esta mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to select for military service)
a. reclutar
The volunteer army is not enough. We need to conscript more soldiers.El ejército de voluntarios no es suficiente. Tenemos que reclutar más soldados.
b. llamar a filas
My grandfather was 18 years old when he was conscripted to fight in World War Two.Mi abuelo tenía 18 años cuando lo llamaron a filas para luchar en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
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conscript
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el recluta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la recluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. reclutar
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conscript
noun
[ˈkɒnskrɪpt] recluta (m); conscriptoaconscripta (m) (f);a conscripta (LAm)
transitive verb
[kənˈskrɪpt] (Mil) reclutar; llamar a filas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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