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Other Impressment Definition

[n] the act of coercing someone into government service

Synonyms

impress

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seizure

Misc. Definitions

\Im*press"ment\, n. 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.

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