Definition of 'forced'
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It lasted less than half a season before the first of a flood of forced sales. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Who becomes a forced seller of one of those? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also has scope to pick up new sites from forced sellers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are there for the benefit of other investors because the last thing anyone wants is a forced sale of properties at knock-down valuations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The only alternative will be a forced sale - exactly what the proposed cap on care in the home costs is seeking to avoid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A deliciously simple and speedy way to serve young, sweet, forced rhubarb. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He had hoped to enlist the support of British politicians in persuading the US to outlaw forced labour. The Sun (2014)And with the club no nearer a takeover, the chances of the Americans finding a solution which avoids a messy forced sale is unlikely. The Sun (2010)The harvested stalks are tender, sweet and a distinctive bright pink in colour with tiny, curled yellow leaves that make forced rhubarb instantly recognisable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'forced'
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Translations for 'forced'
British English: forced ADJECTIVE
A forced action is something that you do because someone else makes you do it.
A system of forced labour was used on the cocoa plantations.
Definition of forced from the Collins English Dictionary
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