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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 Vietnamese ép buộc…
in Spanish obligar, forzar…
in Thai บังคับ…
in Malaysian memaksa…
in French contraindre…
in German zwingen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強迫, 逼迫, 迫使…
in Indonesian memaksa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强迫, 逼迫, 迫使…
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