coercive force


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coercive force

n
(General Physics) a measure of the magnetization of a ferromagnetic material as expressed by the external magnetic field strength necessary to demagnetize it. Measured in amperes per metre. Compare coercivity
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2a) was accompanied by a decrease of the coercive force (Fig.
We might well point out that by bringing the government's coercive force to bear against people who wish nothing more than the peaceful movement of their goods and resources, the coercers and those who support their actions are essentially laying claim to a right to pick other people's pockets, essentially saying that some people must be treated as means to other people's unjustifiable ends.
Instead the party has resorted to unbridled coercive force against unarmed civilians and facilitated the NIA to implicate Hurriyat leadership in false and fictitious cases so that nobody dares to challenge their writ and object to their plans of genocide, it said.
Coercion is more central to the condition of competition below armed conflict, while armed conflict involves the highest intensity of coercive force.
It does not have a coercive force to ensure that its own decisions are followed, especially by the legislature or by the sprawling executive, because its wisdom is supposed to be compelling enough to guarantee enforcement.
This certainly represents a, if not the, coercive force acting on any ship captain, commercial company, or fleet commander who is considering whether to hazard vessels through an opposed environment picketed by PLAN combatants.
It is not only the coercive force or political alliances, but rather harnessing this coercive force, in a wider social alliance involving all citizens in different affiliations and levels.
This requires the use of coercive force by individuals, which in turn creates havoc.
The author has organized the seven chapters that make up the main body of his text in two parts devoted to cultures, culture construction and origination, and cultural agency; and the properties of the mind that produce agency through coercive force, cognitive coercion, and intelligence.
This is not to suggest that all use of coercive force by unions is negative; in fact, papal encyclicals are clear about "the positive role of conflict when it takes the form of a 'struggle for social justice.
At the same time, the two foreign ministers urged that the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) be implemented in its entirety, including refraining from the use of coercive force.
He notes the decrease in other state resources such as taxes characterized by a very low recovery rate due to insecurity and weakness of the state deprived of coercive force.