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compel

verb [T]  /kəmˈpel/ (-ll-) us  
to force someone to do something: At school, we were compelled to wear uniforms, which I hated.
Translations of “compel”
in Spanish obligar, forzar…
in French contraindre…
in German zwingen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強迫, 逼迫, 迫使…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强迫, 逼迫, 迫使…
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