English version

conscientious objector in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconscientious objectorˌconscientious obˈjector noun [countable]  PMsomeone who refuses to become a soldier because of their moral or religious beliefs draft dodger
Examples from the Corpus
conscientious objectorAfter his baptism, Martin advanced to the battlefield as a conscientious objector.Initially a conscientious objector, he joined the army in 1941 and wound up a captain in the Middle East.An extraordinary character, Kellet was a conscientious objector working in the forest on the lower flanks of the mountain.Knowing better than even to apply for conscientious objector, I went about avoiding the draft another way altogether.