Übersetzung von “compulsion” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /kəmˈpʌl.ʃən/ us

a very strong feeling of wanting to do something repeatedly that is difficult to control

For many people, dieting is a compulsion.
I seem to have a constant compulsion to eat.

a force that makes you do something

He seems to be driven by some kind of inner compulsion.
We were under no compulsion to attend.
Don’t feel under any compulsion to take me with you.
→ See also compel

(Übersetzung von “compulsion” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kəmˈpalʃən/

compelling or being compelled

You are under no compulsion to go.
compulsory adjective

which must be done or carried out

Is it compulsory for me to attend the class?
a compulsory examination.
compulsorily adverb

They were compulsorily forced to leave their homes.

(Übersetzung von “compulsion” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)