Translation of "force" - English-Russian dictionary

force

noun uk us /fɔːs/
POWER [ U ]

B2 physical power or strength

сила
The force of the explosion shattered every window in the street.
The army has seized power by force.
ORGANIZED GROUP [ C ]

B2 a group of people organized to work together for a particular purpose, for example in military service

вооруженные силы, рабочая сила
the Royal Air Force
a skilled work force
INFLUENCE [ C, U ]

power and influence, or a person or thing that has it

сила, воздействие
the forces of good/evil
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.

в силе/в силу
The new law came into force in April.
be out in force

to be somewhere in large numbers

в большом количестве
Photographers were out in force at the palace today.

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