- to coerce sb (
into -ing) coaccionar a algn ( para que+ subjunctive/subjuntivo), compeler a algn ( a + inf) [formal]More example sentences
- 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.
- His client still insists that she was coerced into committing the blackmail offences by her co-defendant.
- Despite repeated warnings from the police and the relatives about not letting strangers in she was just coerced into it.
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.