HyperDic: coercion

English > 2 senses of the word coercion:
NOUNactcoercionthe act of compelling by force of authority
actcoercion, compulsionusing force to cause something to occur
coercion > pronunciation
Soundskower'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > coercion: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of compelling by force of authority.
NarrowerterrorThe use of extreme fear in order to coerce people (especially for political reasons)
BroaderenforcementThe act of enforcing
Spanishcoacción, coerción
Catalancoacció, coerció
Verbscoerceto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
English > coercion: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningUsing force to cause something to occur.
Example "they didn't have to use coercion"
Synonymcompulsion
Narrowereviction, constructive evictionaction by a landlord that compels a tenant / tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy)
Broadercausing, causationThe act of causing something to happen / happen
Spanishcoacción, coerción
Catalancoacció, coerció
Verbscoerceto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

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