coercive


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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
References in classic literature ?
A mind occupied with the prejudices of the old coercive despotism can naturally only see in the new a modification of the old, instead of, as my system is, an entire reversal or abandonment of it.
In political practice, therefore, they join in all coercive measures against the working class; and in ordinary life, despite their high falutin phrases, they stoop to pick up the golden apples dropped from the tree of industry, and to barter truth, love,and honour for traffic in wool, beetroot-sugar, and potato spirits.
A wasteful expense of energy and labour was frequently the consequence; Frances toiled for and with her pupils like a drudge, but it was long ere her conscientious exertions were rewarded by anything like docility on their part, because they saw that they had power over her, inasmuch as by resisting her painful attempts to convince, persuade, control--by forcing her to the employment of coercive measures--they could inflict upon her exquisite suffering.
As he rubs himself upon a large jack-towel, blowing like a military sort of diver just come up, his hair curling tighter and tighter on his sunburnt temples the more he rubs it so that it looks as if it never could be loosened by any less coercive instrument than an iron rake or a curry-comb--as he rubs, and puffs, and polishes, and blows, turning his head from side to side the more conveniently to excoriate his throat, and standing with his body well bent forward to keep the wet from his martial legs, Phil, on his knees lighting a fire, looks round as if it were enough washing for him to see all that done, and sufficient renovation for one day to take in the superfluous health his master throws off.
This came during his meeting Monday in his office at the Republican Palace, with the UN human rights special rapporteur, Iddris Al-Jazairi who is concerned with the negative impacts of the unilateral coercive measures imposed on the Sudan in the presence of the Justice Minister, Dr.
November 30, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - U N Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights Idriss Jazairy has called on the United States to determine a timeframe to lift the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.
GENEVA, Nov 20 (KUNA) -- United Nations Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy will undertake an official visit to Sudan from 23 to 30 November to gather first-hand information on the negative impact on human rights of unilateral coercive measures imposed on the country by States or group of States.
Ms Baird introduced the initiative to combat domestic abuse and help staff identify coercive control, which could become a criminal offence in December.
Contract notice: Open procedure for the concession of the service of coercive collection of revenue of the city of lucera.
He goes on to examine coercive attempts during three American political administrations: Bush the elder, Clinton, and Bush the junior--outlining their successes and failures.
Coercive and controlling behaviour can include the abuser preventing their victim from having friendships or hobbies, refusing them access to money and determining tiny aspects of their everyday life, such as when they are allowed to eat.
Reliance on coercive diplomacy is deeply imbedded in the strategic culture of US national security institutions.