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coercive

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adjective co·er·cive \-ˈər-siv\

Simple Definition of coercive

  • : using force or threats to make someone do something : using coercion

Full Definition of coercive

  1. :  serving or intended to coerce <coercive power> <coercive measures>

co·er·cive·ly adverb
co·er·cive·ness noun

Circa 1600

First Known Use of coercive

circa 1600



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