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Synonyms for coercion
koʊˈɜr ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coercion(noun)

    the act of compelling by force of authority

    Synonyms:
    compulsion

  2. compulsion, coercion(noun)

    using force to cause something to occur

    "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn't have to use coercion"

    Synonyms:
    irresistible impulse, obsession, compulsion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. coercion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    restraint, check, curb

  2. coercion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    compulsion, constraint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. coercion(n)

    Synonyms:
    compulsion, restraint, force, repression, constraint

How to pronounce coercion?

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Veena
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How to use coercion in a sentence?

  1. Mark Esper:

    The more dependent a country becomes on Chinese investment and trade, the more susceptible they are to coercion and retribution when they act outside of Beijings wishes.

  2. Equality Louisiana:

    But a great many Americans who are not members of the clergy feel just as called to live their faith through their businesses. That’s why we should ensure that musicians, caterers, photographers and others should be immune from government coercion on deeply held religious convictions.

  3. Grant Wolf:

    YAF will continue to work to ensure that the new policy, which will supersede the previous policy language regarding coercion and harassment, reflects the terms of the agreement reached and effectively protects the freedom of expression.

  4. Tibor Machan:

    If welfare and equality are to be primary aims of law, some people must necessarily possess a greater power of coercion in order to force redistribution of material goods. Political power alone should be equal among human beings; yet striving for other kinds of equality absolutely requires political inequality.

  5. Daniel Kritenbrink:

    We have an enduring interest in seeing territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific, including in the South China, resolved peacefully, without coercion and in a manner that is consistent with international law.


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