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 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.
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 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."
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.
Release date- 28082019 - New research from the University of Gloucestershire is helping police to predict the critical steps a killer takes from stalking, violence and coercive control to domestic homicide.
Today's conference aims to further integrate local services in implementing Scotland's new domestic abuse laws, helping those who are living with the terror of coercive control to get the support they so vitally need.
Summary: Washington [USA], Aug 20 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday accused China of using "bullying tactics" in disputed waters of the South China Sea and vowed to "oppose" the "coercive behaviour" of Bejing that threatened regional peace and security.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Tuesday restrained the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from taking coercive measures against former chief executive officer of the Brothers Sugar Mills, believed to be owned by the Sharif family.
Measures to combat coercive control, which includes intimidation and psychological torment, are to be contained in the Bill.
Vienna, SANA -- Syria's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Vienna Bassam al-Sabbagh has said that the unilateral coercive measures imposed on Syria violate Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the UN General Assembly and the Human Rights Council.
Sally had been the victim of coercive control, a form of psychological warfare, for all the years of her marriage -- mental cruelty we used to call it.
Tony Price, 30 and of Crewe Street in Shrewsbury, was charged with controlling or coercive behaviour against his partner between August 2018 and April this year.