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coerce

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Plain form
coerce

Third-person singular
coerces

Past tense
coerced

Past participle
coerced

Present participle
coercing

  1. (transitive) If you coerces someone into doing something, you use power to make them do it, though they may not want to.
    She was coerced into giving the bully her lunch money.

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