[ koh-ur-siv ]
/ koʊˈɜr sɪv /
serving or tending to coerce.
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co·er·cive·ly, adverbco·er·cive·ness, nounnon·co·er·cive, adjectivenon·co·er·cive·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for coercively
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