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forcibly Syllabification: for·ci·bly
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrsəblē/

Definition of forcibly in English:


1Using force or violence: no one will be forcibly evicted
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  • In fact over the past ten days about 290,000 people have been forcibly expelled from Kosovo.
  • Executions frequently follow a mock trial held in front of forcibly assembled villagers.
  • The new conversation must be about how to achieve stability, not how we can forcibly pacify the place.
1.1In a forceful way; convincingly: they argued forcibly against the proposal
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  • However, they have persisted in forcibly bringing their message to all sorts of international financial meetings abroad.
  • There are times I have to forcibly restrain myself from correcting other people's emails.
  • Overall is that air of delicious abandon - Bohemianism - that strikes forcibly the elemental in your nature.
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