How to pronounce coercion

What does coercion mean?

: the use of explicit or implied threats of violence or reprisals (such as being fired from a job) or other intimidating behavior that causes an individual to have an immediate fear of the consequences in order to compel that individual to act against his or her will, as well as: a defense that one has acted under compulsion – see also protection, coercion

How do you pronounce coercive actions?

How to pronounce coercion

What is another word for coercion?

Coercion Synonyms – WordHippo Thesaurus.

What’s another word for coercion?

pressure compulsion
limitation power
compulsion intimidation
oppression intimidation
harassment law enforcement

What is an example of coercion?

Compulsion means forcing a person to do something he would not ordinarily do, endangering his safety or well-being, the safety or well-being of their relatives or property. Per examplepointing a gun at someone’s head or putting a knife to someone’s throat is a real physical threat.

Is coercion a crime?

In law, compulsion codified as coercion the crime. Such actions are used as leverage to force the victim to act against their own interests. Compulsion may involve the actual infliction of physical pain/injury or psychological harm in order to increase the credibility of the threat.

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