impressment definition

  • noun:
    • The act or plan of seizing individuals or property for public-service or use.
    • The work of seizing for community use; impressing into public-service.
    • The work of seizing for general public use, or of impressing into public-service; compulsion to provide.
    • The act of impressing; the work of seizing for public usage, or of powerful to go into the public-service; compulsion to provide: as, the impressment of arrangements, or of sailors or nurses.
    • the work of coercing somebody into government solution

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