someone who is drafted into military service
Syn: ↑conscript, ↑inductee
Ant: ↑volunteer
Derivationally related forms: ↑induct (for: ↑inductee), ↑conscript (for: ↑conscript), ↑draft
Hypernyms: ↑serviceman, ↑military man, ↑man, ↑military personnel

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