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Impressment

Im`press´ment   Pronunciation: ĭm`prĕs´ment
n.1.The act of seizing for public use, or of impressing into public service; compulsion to serve; as, the impressment of provisions or of sailors.
The great scandal of our naval service - impressment - died a protracted death.
- J. H. Burton.
Noun1.impressment - the act of coercing someone into government service
Synonyms: impress
abduction, angary, annexation, annexure, attachment, call, call-up, collectivization, commandeering, communalization, communization, compulsory military service, confiscation, conscription, crimping, distraint, distress, draft, draft call, drafting, eminent domain, enlistment, enrollment, execution, expropriation, garnishment, impoundment, induction, kidnapping, levy, mobilization, muster, nationalization, press, recruiting, recruitment, right of angary, selective service, sequestration, shanghaiing, socialization, summons
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