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forcible

done by force: forcible entry
Not to be confused with:
forceful – powerful; vigorous; cogent; telling; effective: a forceful plea for justice
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forc·i·ble

 (fôr′sə-bəl)
adj.
1. Effected against resistance through the use of force: The police used forcible restraint in order to subdue the assailant.
2. Characterized by force; powerful.

forc′i·bly adv.
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forcible

(ˈfɔːsəbəl)
adj
1. done by, involving, or having force
2. convincing or effective: a forcible argument.
ˈforcibleness, ˌforciˈbility n
ˈforcibly adv
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for•ci•ble

(ˈfɔr sə bəl, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
1. done or effected by force: forcible entry; forcible seizure.
2. having or producing force; powerfully effective.
3. convincing, as reasoning: a forcible theory.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French]
for′ci•ble•ness, for`ci•bil′i•ty, n.
for′ci•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forcible - impelled by physical force especially against resistance; "forcible entry"; "a real cop would get physical"; "strong-arm tactics"
forceful - characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical); "a forceful speaker"; "a forceful personality"; "forceful measures"; "a forceful plan for peace"
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forcible

adjective
1. violent, armed, aggressive, compulsory, drastic, coercive forcible resettlement of villagers
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forcible

adjective
1. Accomplished by force:
Informal: strong-arm.
2. Full of or displaying force:
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Translations

forcible

[ˈfɔːsəbl] ADJ
1. (= done by force) [repatriation, deportation] → forzoso
2. (= effective) [argument, style] → contundente
a forcible reminder of sthun vivo recordatorio de algo
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forcible

[ˈfɔːrsɪbəl] adj (= forced) → par la force
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forcible

adj
(= forced) repatriation, removalgewaltsam; forcible feedingZwangsernährung f
(= emphatic) speech, declaration, languageeindringlich; argumentüberzeugend; a forcible reminder of somethingeine eindringliche or nachdrückliche Erinnerung an etw (acc)
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forcible

[ˈfɔːsəbl] adj (done by force) → fatto/a con la forza; (effective, argument, style) → convincente, efficace
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References in periodicals archive ?
A non-exhaustive smattering of additional possible spokes are crudeness, nostalgia, mercurial nature, callosity, slave to fashion, emotional and social intelligences, forcibility, mansuetude, proneness to alfresco, arrogance, delusional self-concept, jocosity, Type A personality, defense mechanism usage, impostorism, ataraxia, verbosity, venality, cowardice, Machiavellianism, level headedness, daftness, daredeviltry, intemperance, vainglory, psychopathy, depression, narcolepsy, haughtiness, susceptibility to hypnosis, pushiness, boorishness, fretfulness, ad infinitum.
Proper urban planning and governance must be inclusive, participatory involving the government, local authorities, public and private companies and the citizens, durable to meet present and future generations needs, must have an element of forcibility and be binding in nature.
The APHC said that people in occupied Kashmir had been facing the worst type of state terrorism since 27th October 1947 when India forcibility occupied Jammu and Kashmir and arrests, restrictions and strangulating people's aspirations had become a daily routine in the territory.
The Czech Philharmonic under Sejna breathes heavily, wearied by the sheer humidity of the July fields, while the sordined trumpets in Midday are still unsurpassed as regards the blurred sound, whose forcibility is even intensified by the seemingly imperfect period recording.