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coerce

verb [T] uk   /kəʊˈɜːs/  us   /koʊˈɝːs/ formal
to persuade someone forcefully to do something that they are unwilling to do: The court heard that the six defendants had been coerced into making a confession.
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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