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American English: /koʊˈərʒən/
, /koʊˈərʃən/
British English: /kəʊˈəːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of coercion in Spanish:


  • by coercion (Law)
    bajo coacción
    Example sentences
    • He denied he had made the confession under coercion and threat, as alleged by his father.
    • There is also a belief that worker performance is based on either rewards offered by management or the threat of coercion.
    • If psychiatry is to move forward it is necessary, but not sufficient, to resist state coercion and to listen to patients.

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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