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TERM

coercion

CONTEXT & COMMENTS

Def.: The act of applying pressure to sway someone from doing something against his or her will.
       • There is no room for coercion of any kind in a loving relationship.
 
Note: Coercion and duress are commonly used as synonyms but as legal terms they have differences. (See also: duress)

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coerción   

Category

LEGAL

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Created at 2/27/2014 10:27 AM by jonathanw
Last modified at 3/25/2014 9:04 AM by jonathanw