Definition of deforce in English:

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deforce

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfɔːs/

verb

[with object] Law
Deprive (someone) wrongfully or forcibly of their rightful property.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French deforcer, from de- (expressing removal) + forcer 'to force'.

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