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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoercionco‧er‧cion /kəʊˈɜːʃən $ koʊˈɜːrʒən/ noun [uncountable]  FORCE somebody TO DO somethingthe use of threats or orders to make someone do something they do not want to do The defendant explained that he had been acting under coercion.
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coercionCoercion should not be used when questioning suspects.The more extreme forms of influence, such as coercion or threat, are unlikely to be sustained over any length of time.The forms of organization, power, control, coercion, and all modes of social construction are the focus.It means simply freedom from coercion by others and it is achieved when a sphere of private autonomy is created.The employee is protected from coercion by the employer because of other employers for whom he can work and so on.The view most favoured is that it could, by the intervention of an official and by means of his coercion.The police claimed the confessions were genuine and no coercion had been used.
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