Definition of 'coerce'
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There is a difference between feeling compelled and being coerced. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was coerced and compelled to join the gang. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lawyers expressed concern that women could be coerced and forced to accept apparently voluntary agreements to their disadvantage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I would urge anyone who fears they are going to be coerced or forced into marriage to get in touch with us. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'coerce'
British English: coerce VERB
If you coerce someone into doing something, you make them do it, although they do not want to.
He argued that the government coerced him into pleading guilty.
Definition of coerce from the Collins English Dictionary
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