- 1.1 (force) to compel sb to +
infobligar* or forzar* or [formal] compeler a algn a+ infshe was compelled to pawn her watch se vio obligada a empeñar su reloj I feel compelled to warn you that … me veo obligado a or en la obligación de advertirle que … 1.2 (command) [formal] [obedience/respect] imponer* it compels our admiration no podemos menos que admirarlo a character who compels our attention un personaje que llama poderosamente la atención
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Spanish constitutional court (Tribunal Constitucional) is made up of twelve members. It decides all matters relating to constitutional legislation, including common law, international treaties, and regional statutes. There is no appeal against its decisions, and all other constitutional bodies are subject to its control.