Coercion meaning

kō-ûr'zhən, -shən
The act or power of coercing.
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The definition of coercion refers to the act of persuading or convincing someone to do something using force or other unethical means.

When you threaten someone harm if they do not sign a contract, this is an example of coercion.

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The act or practice of coercing.
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Constrain or restrain by physical force or the threat of such force. See also duress and undue influence.
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The improper use of economic power to alter, shape, or otherwise control the actions of another.
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Power or ability to coerce.
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Government by force.
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