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English definition of “compulsion”

compulsion

noun
 
 
/kəmˈpʌlʃən/
WISH [C] a strong wish to do something, often something that you should not doFeelings of desire
FORCING [U] a situation in which you are forced to do something: We were under no compulsion to attend.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
(Definition of compulsion from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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