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Turkish translation of “compulsion”

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compulsion

noun
 
 
/kəmˈpʌlʃən/
WISH [C] a strong wish to do something, often something that you should not do
bastırılması güç istek, dürtü
Feelings of desire
FORCING [U] when you are forced to do something
cebren, zorlama ile
We were under no compulsion to attend.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
(Definition of compulsion from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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