Examples of coercion in a Sentence
a promise obtained by coercion is never binding
Recent Examples of coercion from the Web
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after being found guilty on multiple counts of abuse of power, bribery and coercion.
SOUTH KOREA Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, 66, was sentenced Friday to 24 years in prison after being found guilty of charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power.
Her ex-boyfriend, Zachary Ball, pleaded guilty in December to felony assault IV, attempted assault and coercion.
This is straight-out coercion and a left-wing agenda.
Justin Raymond Nekeroff, 33, was found guilty of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor and possession of child pornography, the U.S. attorney for Alaska said.
Board position and each faction's asymmetrical special ability factor into decisions around alliances—as do emotion and coercion.
And where might Facebook’s persuasive power cross the line into coercion or manipulation?
At its root, this is a fight about intellectual property: how US companies try to safeguard their innovations, and how China tries to get around those safeguards via reverse engineering, coercion, or even theft.
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Origin and Etymology of coercion
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
legal Definition of coercion
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