Examples of forcible in a Sentence
the forcible removal of the rioters
Recent Examples of forcible from the Web
After months of setbacks the residents of Otodo Gbame waterfront community in Lagos have won a small victory, after a Lagos High Court ruled that their forcible eviction was unconstitutional.
The March 2016 E.U.-Turkey deal, for example, offered resettlement of Syrian refugees from Turkey, but only in exchange for the forcible return of those arriving on Greek shores.
The 20-year-old is charged with rape and forcible sodomy in the February incident.
The abdication law applies only to Akihito and expires in three years, to avoid putting future monarchs at risk of forcible abdication due to political manipulation.
The Hellenic League documented a total of 17 forcible deportations, or pushbacks, including those of seven children.
Catchers who routinely make unnecessary and forcible contact with a runner attempting to slide (e.g., by initiating contact using a knee, shin guard, elbow or forearm) may be subject to discipline by the League President.
The pair, Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching of the Youngspiration party, were charged with unlawful assembly and attempted forcible entry relating to a scuffle in the legislature’s chamber last November.
On April 13, four days after video of Dao's forcible removal from a United plane went viral, Demetrio held a news conference broadcast live on multiple networks, updating Dao's medical condition and decrying United's mistreatment of its passengers.
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First Known Use of forcible
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
1 : got, made, or done by physical power a forcible entrance
2 : showing a lot of strength or energy forcible statements
Legal Definition of forcible
: effected by force or threat of force used against opposition or resistance a forcible felony
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