Examples of forcible in a Sentence
the forcible removal of the rioters
Recent Examples of forcible from the Web
Until last week, President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants included the forcible separation of migrant children from adults at the border, resulting in the detention of more than 2,300 children over a period of weeks.
According to the lawsuit filed by Orlando attorneys William Corzo and Edmund Normand, a pursuit for misdemeanor offenses, non-forcible felonies, traffic or civil infractions is prohibited by the sheriff’s policies and procedures.
The policy of forcible separations has come under fire as videos and stories have emerged showing children in detention centers.
Winslow is charged with kidnapping, forcible rape, and other counts and if convicted faces multiple life sentences, Deputy District Attorney Dan Owens said.
Locke was charged with forcible touching, a Class A misdemeanor punishable with up to a year in jail or three years’ probation.
However, the accusations made by Evans and the unnamed woman involved forcible compulsion and therefore were not subject to a statute of limitations under a New York law changed in 2001.
And at least 31 of the popular ride app's drivers have been convicted for crimes ranging from forcible touching and false imprisonment to rape.
Based on the accounts of the woman, prosecutors could weigh a number of charges, including assault, harassment, forcible touching and strangulation, legal experts said.
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FORCIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forcible for English Language Learners
: made or done by physical force or violence
FORCIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of forcible for Students
- a forcible entrance
- forcible statements
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