Translation of compulsion in Spanish:

compulsion

coacción, n.

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpʌlʃ(ə)n//kəmˈpəlʃən/

noun

  • 1

    (force, duress)
    coacción feminine
    you're under no compulsion to do it nadie puede obligarte a hacerlo
    • she signed under compulsion firmó coaccionada / bajo coacción
    • The state's only function is as an apparatus of coercion and compulsion.
    • All this compulsion will achieve is to force people to actively abstain or face a fine.
    • Unless individuals of all ages save now without compulsion, even the minimum income guarantee may not be available when the time comes.
    • He is prepared to contemplate compulsion in pension saving.
    • There are two plausible reasons why voter turnout is down, neither of which would be ‘cured’ by compulsion.
    • Some predict that, at that point, the government will be forced to introduce an element of compulsion.
    • Only a few do not compromise their principles under any compulsion.
    • Parliament has since amended the law, in the light of that judgment, to make evidence obtained under compulsion inadmissible.
    • But whether you are going to do it by compulsion of circumstances or by conviction has to be decided.
    • If at all they had called her, it had been under compulsion from either the film directors or the producers.
    • Voting should be simple, especially in a country that uses compulsion to make people attend polling places.
    • A number of unions are also in favour of employer compulsion.
    • If a person has acted under compulsion he is not considered an apostate, his wife is not divorced and his lands are not forfeited.
    • Penman said she was in favour of increasing awareness of the importance of languages, but concerned about the removal of compulsion.
    • We were pretty much promised there would be no compulsion and we would not be forced to save.
    • The property is not seized, but has to be handed over under compulsion, with refusal generally constituting contempt.
    • An alternative is for the government to bring in some sort of compulsion for workers and/or employers to pay into a pension scheme.
    • On the one hand, if it can be established that money is paid over by duress or compulsion, it is recoverable.
    • The government has moved away from compulsion towards economic incentives for couples who have only one child and fines for those who have more.
    • Despite the lack of legal compulsion, many companies already ban smoking.
    • That quirk also gave him repetition compulsions and an obsession about praying.
    • Behavioral therapy can be used to lessen unwanted compulsions.
    • Other times, compulsions might seem less clearly related to the obsessive thought.
    • I'm thinking, too, of the person whose weird little compulsions drive him and his relations almost mad with frustration.
    • I don't really have any weird compulsions, though.
    • This consists of recurring obsessions or compulsions.
    • Assessments were made using the BDI, and clinician rated obsessions and compulsions for each individual patient.
    • Our real problem is not that we have addictions or compulsions.
    • It seems to me that toward the end of things, I develop this compulsion to become more thorough.
    • One person may be plagued by private rituals or compulsions or repetitive thoughts of which no one else is aware.
    • We left the cinema with three irresistible compulsions.
    • They can sometimes recognize that their obsessions and compulsions are unrealistic.
    • They understood your compulsions and thought that if nothing else they can at least cry on your shoulder.
    • One thing that may intensify this focus is the vast resources on the Internet available to feed or fuel other addictions or compulsions.
    • The value of the SSRIs to treat the obsessions and compulsions associated with TS remains to be resolved.
    • In addition, obsessions and compulsions related to food are common.
    • He has obsessive thoughts but no compulsions, though he would do anything for the ring.
    • Rachel's obsessive compulsions are the symptoms of a depressed woman struggling to gain some control over herself and her world.
    • Here, Ross explores David's compulsion to overwork and the way his humiliating loss of earnings and status impacts on the family.
    • So the melodramatic passions, the obsessions and the compulsions, seemed to arrive by ambush, like a sucker punch.
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    (obsession)
    compulsión feminine