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being obligated or required to make an appearance, regardless of what one desires to do.
Some people consider having to report for jury duty a form of conscription.

Having to visit my parents during the holidays feels like conscription. All their turmoil makes me wish I could just stay home.
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A law that forces all men (and sometimes women) to join the armed forces if and when they are needed.

The government passed conscription because they're at war.
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The act of bringing about military enrollment in a (usually) compulsory manner.
The medieval lord instituted universal conscription during times of war.
by Nicolai April 03, 2004
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