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perforce

perforce

adverb per·force \pər-ˈfrs\

—used to say that something is necessary or must be done

Full Definition of PERFORCE

1
obsolete :  by physical coercion
2
:  by force of circumstances

Examples of PERFORCE

  1. <we must, perforce, deal with this issue immediately, as procrastination is not an option>

Origin of PERFORCE

Middle English par force, from Anglo-French, by force
First Known Use: 14th century

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