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Russian translation of “force”

force

noun
 
 
/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.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
вооруженные силы, рабочая сила
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
сила, воздействие
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.
в силе/в силу
The new law came into force in April.Existing and being
be out in force to be somewhere in large numbers
в большом количестве
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
(Definition of force noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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