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Synonyms for coercion

Synonyms for coercion

power used to overcome resistance

Synonyms for coercion

the act of compelling by force of authority

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using force to cause something to occur

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The Memorandum allows for the exchange of safety, coercion, and retaliation allegations, when received by one agency, that fall under the authority of the other.
Tests of pornography's association with sexual violence within the parameters outlined by the Confluence Model have generally been supportive with respect to self-reported acts of sexual coercion (Malamuth et al.
This article is based on a review of the literature on alleged and documented cases of coercion in family planning programs, augmented by the authors' direct experience with and research on family planning programs, demography, quality of care and human rights since the 1970s.
The complaint said Perry was guilty of coercion of a public servant, official oppression and abuse of official capacity.
It may come as a disappointment to the "Let's kill all the Islamists" crowd to find out that the intention of strategic coercion is not to accomplish its objective by bludgeoning the targeted opponent to the point of utter destruction.
Physicians should be aware that coercion may come from the peer group, the authorities, or others, such as family members.
Russel, who is currently the senior director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council, said in testimony at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, "We firmly oppose coercion, whether it's military coercion or economic coercion and the threat and the use of force.
Legal expert Joshua Rozenberg said: "The defence of marital coercion is a relic of a bygone age.
The coercion can play out as contraceptive sabotage, pressure to become pregnant unwillingly, or forcing a woman to continue or end a pregnancy against her will.
I broadly divide these arguments into three groups: arguments from coercion, arguments from pervasive impact/all affected interests, and arguments from cooperation.
Trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, and coercion and subsequent exploitation for labor or sex--in these cases, the trafficked person is considered to be a victim under the law.
Developed by the university's Studies in Adolescent Sexual Health (SASH) group, the new computer game called PRE:PARe - Positive Relationships: Eliminating coercion and Pressure in Adolescent Relationships - will be rolled out to schools in the coming months.
Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur
STARTING IN THE 1960S, THE CONCEPT of coercion has received sustained attention from philosophers, resulting in a panoply of attempts to explain its nature and significance.