Translation of "force" - English-Italian dictionary

force

noun uk /fɔːs/ us /fɔrs/

[ no plural ] physical power or strength

forza
The army has gained power by force. I militari hanno preso il potere con la forza.

a group of people who work together for a particular purpose, for example in military service

forza (lavoratori), forze (di sicurezza/di polizia)
the police force la polizia
the Royal Air Force l’aeronautica militare del Regno Unito
verb uk /fɔːs/ us /fɔrs/ present participle forcing, past tense and past participle forced

to make someone do something that they do not want to do

forzare, costringere
You can’t force / her to eat. Non puoi forzarla a mangiare.

to make an object move by pushing or pulling it hard

sforzare, aprire/chiudere con forza
She forced the window shut. Ha chiuso con forza la finestra.

(Translation of “force” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)