When you threaten someone harm if they do not sign a contract, this is an example of coercion.
She searched his gaze and responded with irritation, "If coercion is willing, then yes."
The coercion of Spain resulted in a peace by which Charles obtained Sicily in exchange for Sardinia.
The school bully used coercion to force the other kids to give him their lunch money.
He refused to join Napoleon in any proposal for the coercion of Austria or the limitation of her armaments.
Henry, however, seems to have believed as much in the coercion of Scotland as in the conciliation of Ireland.