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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.
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|Adv.||1.||forcibly - in a forcible manner; "keep in mind the dangers of imposing our own values and prejudices too forcibly"|
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adverb by force, compulsorily, under protest, against your will, under compulsion, by main force, willy-nilly They were forcibly removed from his office.
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(= by force) remove, restrain, separate → gewaltsam, mit Gewalt; to feed somebody forcibly → jdn zwangsernähren
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forcibly[ˈfɔːsəblɪ] adv (by force, take) → con la forza; (vigorously, argue) → energicamente, vigorosamente
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