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Definition of "coerced" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of coerce., being forced (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coerced" in a sentence
  • "Summary of Livers lawsuit: Alleges false arrest, pointing to what it calls a coerced interrogation of Livers, whose mental disability made him far more likely to give in to the demands of a stressful interrogation."
  • "And the externality of being coerced is a major uncompensated one."
  • "Stacy Sullivan, another counterterrorism adviser with Human Rights Watch, said the Military Commissions Act is unclear on what happens if a guilty plea is allegedly coerced from a detainee."