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Adjective
Lacking in natural or spontaneous quality
“The people you meet there are all the same too, and underneath the forced smiles and jaded handshakes you detect great reservoirs of boredom.”
Adjective
Obtained or imposed by coercion or physical power
“Myanmar's ruling junta passed a degree in September 1999 declaring forced labor illegal.”
Adjective
Not made or done willingly or by choice
“… participation in the program was forced.”
Verb
Simple past tense for obligate to do something
“The competition generated would be expected to force the most expensive banks to reduce their costs.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
“They forced a confession out of the kids.”
Verb
Simple past tense for make a way through or into by physical strength
“She went downstairs and noticed a window at the rear of the house had been forced.”
Verb
Simple past tense for drive or push into a specified position or state using physical strength or against resistance
“I had to force the heavy washing machine into position so that I would be able to connect it to the pipes.”
Verb
Past participle for obligate to do something
“The competition generated would be expected to force the most expensive banks to reduce their costs.”
Verb
Past participle for to engage in activity with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
“They forced a confession out of the kids.”
Verb
Past participle for make a way through or into by physical strength
“She went downstairs and noticed a window at the rear of the house had been forced.”
Verb
Past participle for drive or push into a specified position or state using physical strength or against resistance
“I had to force the heavy washing machine into position so that I would be able to connect it to the pipes.”
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