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1. impressment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛsmənt'] the act of coercing someone into government service.

Synonyms

  • seizure

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • impress (English)
  • impressen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Impressment

  • disinvestment
  • reinvestment
  • reassessment
  • investment
  • divestment
  • assessment

Sentences with impressment


1. Noun, singular or mass
One was their long association as the party that favored Great Britain, not a popular stance as the impressment of American sailors would soon lead to the war of 1812.

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