Coercion

  • 1 coercion — co·er·cion /kō ər zhən, shən/ n: the use of express or implied threats of violence or reprisal (as discharge from employment) or other intimidating behavior that puts a person in immediate fear of the consequences in order to compel that person… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Coercion — Co*er cion, n. [L. coercio, fr. coercere. See {Coerce}.] 1. The act or process of coercing. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The application to another of either physical or moral force. When the force is physical, and cannot be resisted, then the act… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 coercion — from O.Fr. cohercion (Mod.Fr. coercion), from M.L. coercionem, from L. coerctionem, earlier coercitionem, noun of action from pp. stem of coercere (see COERCE (Cf. coerce)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 coerción — (Del lat. coercĭo, ōnis). 1. f. Presión ejercida sobre alguien para forzar su voluntad o su conducta. Sobran amenazas y coerciones. 2. Represión, inhibición, restricción. La libertad no es solo ausencia de coerción …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 5 coercion — compulsion, *force, violence, duress, constraint, restraint Analogous words: *power, might, puissance, strength: intimidation, bulldozing, bullying, browbeating (see corresponding verbs at INTIMIDATE): threatening or threat, menacing or menace… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 coercion — [n] compulsion, pressure browbeating, bullying, constraint, duress, force, intimidation, menace, menacing, persuasion, restraint, strong arm tactic*, threat, threatening, violence; concepts 14,68 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 coercion — [kō ʉr′shən, kō ʉr′zhən] n. [L coercio] 1. the act or power of coercing 2. government by force …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Coercion — For other uses, see Coercion (disambiguation). Coercion (pronounced /koʊˈɜrʃən/) is the practice of forcing another party to behave in an involuntary manner (whether through action or inaction) by use of threats or intimidation or some other …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 Coerción — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar al autor …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 10 Coerción — (Del bajo lat. coercitio.) ► sustantivo femenino DERECHO Acción de coercer: ■ la entidad la sometió a coerción. * * * coerción (del lat. tardío «coerctĭo, ōnis») f. Acción de reprimir por la fuerza. * * * coerción. (Del lat. coercĭo, ōnis). f.… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 11 coercion — n. under coercion (to do smt. under coercion) * * * [kəʊ ɜːʃ(ə)n] under coercion (to do smt. under coercion) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 coercion — [[t]koʊɜ͟ː(r)ʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Coercion is the act or process of persuading someone forcefully to do something that they did not want to do. It was vital that the elections should be free of coercion or intimidation …

    English dictionary

  • 13 coercion — /kowarshan/ Compulsion; constraint; compelling by force or arms or threat. General Motors v. Blevins, D.C.Colo., 144 F.Supp. 381, 384. It may be actual, direct, or positive, as where physical force is used to compel act against one s will, or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 coercion — /kowarshan/ Compulsion; constraint; compelling by force or arms or threat. General Motors v. Blevins, D.C.Colo., 144 F.Supp. 381, 384. It may be actual, direct, or positive, as where physical force is used to compel act against one s will, or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 coercion — coercionary, adj. coercionist, n. /koh err sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of coercing; use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance. 2. force or the power to use force in gaining compliance, as by a government or police force. [1515 25; < ML… …

    Universalium

  • 16 coercion — co|er|cion [kəuˈə:ʃən US kouˈə:rʒən] n [U] the use of threats or orders to make someone do something they do not want to do ▪ The defendant explained that he had been acting under coercion …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 coercion — noun (U) the use of threats or orders to make someone do something they do not want to do: Soames said he had been under coercion when he confessed …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 coercion — duomenų tipo keitimas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Duomenų vertimas iš vieno ↑duomenų tipo į kitą. Pavyzdžiui, ↑sveikojo skaičiaus vertimas į ↑realųjį skaičių. atitikmenys: angl. cast; coercion ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – duomenų tipas dar… …

    Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • 19 coercion — coerce ► VERB ▪ persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats. DERIVATIVES coercion noun coercive adjective. ORIGIN Latin coercere restrain …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 coercion — noun Date: 15th century the act, process, or power of coercing …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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