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force

noun
 
 
/fɔːs/
POWER [U] B2 physical power or strength
siła
The force of the explosion shattered every window in the street. The army has seized power by force.Energy, force and powerPower and intensity
ORGANIZED GROUP [C] B2 a group of people organized to work together for a particular purpose, for example in military service
siła
the Royal Air Force a skilled work force Parts of armies and groups of servicemen
INFLUENCE [C, U] power and influence, or a person or thing that has it
siła, moc
the forces of good/evilPower to control
in/into force If a law, rule, etc is in force, it is being used, and if it comes into force, it starts to be used.
w mocy/w życie
The new law came into force in April.Existing and being
be out in force to be somewhere in large numbers
przybywać licznie
Photographers were out in force at the palace today.Forming groups (of people)
→  See also air force , the armed forces , market forces , police force , task force , a force to be reckoned with , join forces
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