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English definition of “force”

force

noun (GROUP)    /fɔːs/ US  /fɔːrs/
B2 [C] a group of people organized and trained , especially for a particular purpose : the security forces the work force He joined the police force straight after school .Parts of armies and groups of servicemenEmergency services in general the forces [plural] the military organizations for air , land , and sea The armed forces generally
(Definition of force noun (GROUP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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