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coerce

verb [T]  us   /koʊˈɜrs/
to persuade someone forcefully to do something that he or she may not want to do: I don’t think anybody should be coerced into leaving.
coercion
noun [U]  us   /koʊˈɜr·ʃən/
They used threats and coercion to keep the others in line.
coercive
adjective  us   /koʊˈɜr·sɪv/
coercive threats/governments
Translations of “coerce”
in Vietnamese ép buộc…
in Spanish coaccionar…
in Thai บีบบังคับ…
in Malaysian memaksa…
in French contraindre…
in German nötigen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強制,強迫, 威逼,脅迫…
in Indonesian memaksa…
in Russian принуждать…
in Turkish zorlamak, mecbur etmek, cebren yaptırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强制,强迫, 威逼,胁迫…
in Polish zmuszać…
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