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compel
British English: /kəmˈpɛl/
American English: /kəmˈpɛl/

Translation of compel in French:

transitive verb p prés etc -ll-

  • 1 (force)
    to do à faire to do de faire
    to feel compelled to do
    se sentir obligé de faire
  • 2 (win) See examples: to compel somebody's respect
    imposer le respect à quelqu'un
    to compel somebody's attention
    retenir l'attention de quelqu'un

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