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compel

verb
 
 
/kəmˈpel/ ( present participle compelling, past tense and past participle compelled) formal
compel sb to do sth to force someone to do something: [often passive] He felt compelled to resign from his job.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
Translations of “compel”
in Spanish obligar, forzar…
in French contraindre…
in German zwingen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強迫, 逼迫, 迫使…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强迫, 逼迫, 迫使…
(Definition of compel from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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