Translation of coerce in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- to coerce sb (
into -ing) coaccionar a algn ( para que+ subjunctive/subjuntivo), compeler a algn ( a+ infinitive/infinitivo) [formal]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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