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compulsion

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpʌlʃən/

Translation of compulsion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (force, duress) coacción (feminine) you're under no compulsion to do it no tienes ninguna obligación de hacerlo, nadie puede obligarte a hacerlo she signed under compulsion firmó coaccionada or bajo coacción
    Example sentences
    • Parliament has since amended the law, in the light of that judgment, to make evidence obtained under compulsion inadmissible.
    • If at all they had called her, it had been under compulsion from either the film directors or the producers.
    • The property is not seized, but has to be handed over under compulsion, with refusal generally constituting contempt.
    1.2 countable/numerable (obsession) compulsión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Assessments were made using the BDI, and clinician rated obsessions and compulsions for each individual patient.
    • The value of the SSRIs to treat the obsessions and compulsions associated with TS remains to be resolved.
    • They can sometimes recognize that their obsessions and compulsions are unrealistic.

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