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Meaning of “coerce” - Learner’s Dictionary

coerce

verb [T]     /kəʊˈɜːs/ formal
to make someone do something that they do not want to do: [+ into + doing sth] Employees said they were coerced into signing the agreement.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuadingUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
coercion     /kəʊˈɜːʃən/ noun [U]
They accused the police of coercion.
Translations of “coerce”
in Vietnamese ép buộc…
in Spanish coaccionar…
in Thai บีบบังคับ…
in Malaysian memaksa…
in French contraindre…
in German nötigen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強制,強迫, 威逼,脅迫…
in Indonesian memaksa…
in Russian принуждать…
in Turkish zorlamak, mecbur etmek, cebren yaptırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强制,强迫, 威逼,胁迫…
in Polish zmuszać…
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