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Spanish translation of “compulsion”

compulsion

noun /kəmˈpalʃən/
compelling or being compelled
obligación
You are under no compulsion to go.
compulsory adjective which must be done or carried out
obligatorio
Is it compulsory for me to attend the class? a compulsory examination.
compulsorily adverb
obligatoriamente
They were compulsorily forced to leave their homes.
(Definition of compulsion from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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