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English definition of “railroad”


verb [T]     /ˈreɪlrəʊd/
to force somebody to do or accept something without allowing them to refuse : railroad sb into doing sth We felt we were being railroaded into accepting a deal .railroad sb into sth We could be railroaded into a merger . Unfortunately , this scheme is being railroaded through Westminster under the pretext of immigration control .
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