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English definition of “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 seaThe armed forces generally
(Definition of force noun (GROUP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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