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coerce

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoerceco‧erce /kəʊˈɜːs $ ˈkoʊɜːrs/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 FORCE somebody TO DO somethingto force someone to do something they do not want to do by threatening themcoerce somebody into (doing) something 🔊 The rebels coerced the villagers into hiding them from the army.see thesaurus at force→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
coerceThree days later, Ray asked to withdraw his plea, claiming it had been coerced.They may assert, for instance, that crucial evidence was covered up or a confession was coerced.Ray withdrew his confession, saying that he had been coerced by the police.Both firms and workers are being coerced by the same forcemajeure of insufficient demand in the commodity market.She hadn't coerced him in any way.This gives the workforce both a much greater capacity to coerce management and a consciousness of its collective power, claims Mallet.In many cases, young women are coerced or bribed into relationships with older men.Officials coerced peasants into voting for the government candidates.The company paid the workers the minimum rate of $4.86 an hour, but coerced some to give back half their pay in cash.The mine owners coerced the workers into going back to work, by threatening to close down the mines completely.And yet woman is coerced through submission to the Symbolic order to abandon feminine desire and a peculiarly feminine relation to origins.coerce somebody into (doing) somethingChurchill then wanted to coerce the owners into a national agreement and statutory arbitration.Such desires may involve coercing the woman into behaving in the way the man wants her to.Yet it must be by sane means that he trick and coerce the crew into following him.Then, despite the light, the whistle coerced itself into his dreams.You tried to coerce her into marrying Liu Shengli in violation of the Marriage Law.In many cases, young women are coerced or bribed into relationships with older men.Attempts to coerce people into retiring must be resisted; rights to retraining must also be secured.Instead of being coerced or bludgeoned into submission, the Celtic Church was simply subsumed.
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Verb table
coerce
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycoerce
he, she, itcoerces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoerced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coerced
he, she, ithas coerced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coerced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill coerce
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coerced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coercing
he, she, itis coercing
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you, we, theyare coercing
Past
I, he, she, itwas coercing
you, we, theywere coercing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coercing
he, she, ithas been coercing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coercing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coercing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coercing
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