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"coerce" in British English

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coerceverb [T]

uk   /kəʊˈɜːs/  us   /koʊˈɝːs/ formal
to ​persuade someone ​forcefully to do something that they are ​unwilling to do: The ​courtheard that the six ​defendants had been coerced into making a ​confession.
(Definition of coerce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coerceverb [T]

 us   /koʊˈɜrs/
to ​persuade someone ​forcefully to do something that he or she may not ​want to do: I don’t ​think anybody should be coerced into ​leaving.
coercion
noun [U]  us   /koʊˈɜr·ʃən/
They used ​threats and coercion to ​keep the ​others in ​line.
coercive
adjective  us   /koʊˈɜr·sɪv/
coercive ​threats/governments
(Definition of coerce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coerce”
in Spanish coaccionar…
in Vietnamese ép buộc…
in Malaysian memaksa…
in Thai บีบบังคับ…
in French contraindre…
in German nötigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强制,强迫, 威逼,胁迫…
in Turkish zorlamak, mecbur etmek, cebren yaptırmak…
in Russian принуждать…
in Indonesian memaksa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強制,強迫, 威逼,脅迫…
in Polish zmuszać…
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