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coercive

adjective uk   /kəʊˈɜː.sɪv/  us   /koʊˈɝː-/ formal
using force to persuade people to do things that they are unwilling to do: The president relied on the coercive powers of the military. coercive measures/tactics
Translations of “coercive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 強制的,強迫的, 脅迫的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强制的,强迫的, 胁迫的…
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