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Definition of "of force" []

  • (noun)
  • Of necessity; unavoidably; imperatively. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "of force" in a sentence
  • "By August 1994, the use of force seemed all but unavoidable, and JCS chairman John Shalikashvili presented the president with an operational plan for an invasion."
  • "Clarks second misstep was his determination to investigate yet another leak of security informationthis time concerning a pending decision to authorize the use of force by the U.S. Marines who had been deployed to Beirut in 1982 as part of a multinational peacekeeping forceby ordering polygraph tests of all those who had known about the decision, apparently including members of the cabinet."
  • "Ministers in the Commons opposed the emergency debate but, in what will be seen as another show of force by Bercow, he accepted arguments in favour put by the Labour MP Chris Bryant."