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co·er·cive

 (kō-ûr′sĭv)
adj.
Characterized by or inclined to coercion.

co·er′cive·ly adv.
co·er′cive·ness n.

co•er•cive

(koʊˈɜr sɪv)

adj.
serving or tending to coerce.
[1590–1600]
co•er′cive•ly, adv.
co•er′cive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coercive - serving or intended to coerce; "authority is directional instead of coercive"
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"

coercive

adjective
Accomplished by force:
Informal: strong-arm.
Translations

coercive

[kəʊˈɜːsɪv] ADJcoactivo, coercitivo

coercive

[kəʊˈɜːrsɪv] adj [power, measure] → coercitif/ive

coercive

adjZwangs-

coercive

[kəʊˈɜːsɪv] adjcoercitivo/a
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If the government coercively raises the price of some good (such as labor) above its market value, the demand for that good will fall, and some of the supply will become "disemployed.
As such, they have been full-on combatants in the culture wars over the moral direction of the American polity--demonizing those who disagree with them and seeking to use civic structures coercively to enact the godly society they envision.
Although town meetings did dominate New England polities, the freemen used local power coercively to shape the economy through activist, interventionist strategies developed in cooperation with the colony-level governments.
Security Council affirmed the principle of "Responsibility to Protect" against four crimes: genocide, ethnic cleansing, war crimes, and crimes against humanityC* "If a State is manifestly failing to protect its citizens from mass atrocities and peaceful measures are not working, the international community has the responsibility to intervene at first diplomatically, then more coercively, and as a last resort, with military force.
Mexican-origin women were coercively sterilized at Los Angeles County Medical Center-USC during the late 1960s and 70s, often based on little more than the question "More babies?
Kant had it right: the first principle by which laws should be judged is that we should not coercively interfere with one another's choices except as necessary to resist unjustified interference (as in the case of self-defense).
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If a state is failing to protect its citizens, as in the case of the Palestinians living under direct Israeli occupation and control since 1948and 1967, the international community has the responsibility to intervene diplomatically, more coercively, or as a last resort, with military force.
He stressed that the political document for Hizbullah has re-assured the protection of sectarian and religious diversity in this country, adding that this document underlined the need to protect Christians against any attempt to force them to leave the country coercively or voluntarily.
What Raz in principle opposes is the idea that, as long as other people are not directly "harmed" by an individual's behavior, government should coercively restrain personal autonomy.