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verb [transitive]     coerce pronunciation in American English
/koʊˈɜrs/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycoerce
he/she/itcoerces
present participlecoercing
past tensecoerced
past participlecoerced
  1. to make someone do something by using force or threats

    He claims he was coerced into admitting his guilt.

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