Translation of coerce in Spanish:


coaccionar, v.

Pronunciation /koʊˈərs//kəʊˈəːs/

transitive verb

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    compeler formal
    to coerce sb into-ing compeler a algn a + inf formal
    • Tickets are priced at a very modest £6 and parents are not coerced into buying flashing neon light thingies at the interval.
    • Prosecutors say the family was coerced into making the video.
    • Once she is coerced into signing adoption papers, she's bundled out of the way and into the convent to save her parents further humiliation.
    • Most of these groups employed threats to coerce people into making transactions or to derive benefit.
    • Mischa pressed the dagger enough to coerce him to let go of her.
    • I was never coerced or forced into doing anything I didn't like.
    • Have you been coerced into giving this confession by any government agency or official?
    • Then there are concerns that, as part of the company's strategy, it coerces you into revealing your personal details.
    • I know, I know, I can't coerce anyone into liking cats, but all I ask is that you please have an open mind about the species.
    • Constitutionally, the Treasury cannot coerce us into any action.
    • The girls were coerced into silence by the culprit about what they had experienced.
    • His client still insists that she was coerced into committing the blackmail offences by her co-defendant.
    • She's being held in civil contempt, because they want to coerce her into talking.
    • I can indeed blame you for coercing me into marrying you.
    • For one thing, films basically force you to identify with characters; novels can't coerce you in the same way.
    • Despite repeated warnings from the police and the relatives about not letting strangers in she was just coerced into it.
    • Claims that hundreds of voters were coerced into handing over incomplete postal votes to party activists were made in the days running up to election day.
    • No one else in any way threatened or coerced Jones, offered Jones a bribe, or even suggested that he shoot Smith.
    • Yet the government, having arbitrarily detained him for two years, is coercing him into giving up his citizenship by the threat of further arbitrary detention.
    • The implicit rule seems to be that when chiefs speak, you must make yourself listen to them; they do not need to persuade or coerce you to listen.