Impressment



[im-pres-muh nt] /ɪmˈprɛs mənt/

noun
1.
the act of people or property into public service or use.
/ɪmˈprɛsmənt/
noun
1.
the commandeering or conscription of things or men into government service
n.

1796, “act of impressing into service,” from impress (v.) + -ment.

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