Sentence Examples

  • Coercive temporal authority over their bodies or estates could only be given by concession from the temporal prince.
  • The governor has a hereditary army for coercive purposes.
  • Article 17 maintained the independence of the ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in spiritual and disciplinary matters, but reserved for the state the exclusive right to carry out coercive measures.
  • When the British government seemed disposed to use coercive measures for the protection of the Armenians, he gave it clearly to be understood that any such proceeding would be opposed by Russia.
  • Steel, which is well suited for the construction of permanent magnets, is said to possess great " coercive force."

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