forces 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of force
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as in violates
to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent was accused of forcing a woman

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forces

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noun

plural of force
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as in supplies
the number of individuals or amount of something available at any given time the great debate during the Cold War was whether the nation's missile force was adequate

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“Forces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forces. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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