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forcer

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[ fawr-ser, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr sər, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun
a person or thing that forces.
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Origin of forcer

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First recorded in 1550–60; force + -er1

Other definitions for forcer (2 of 2)

forcer2
[ fawr-ser, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr sər, ˈfoʊr- /

noun Archaic.
a coffer or chest.

Origin of forcer

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1300–50; Middle English <Old French
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How to use forcer in a sentence

  • Au début je n'avais pas cru à la possibilité de forcer les Dardanelles sans l'intervention de l'armée.

  • Rozet, M. Moyens de forcer les Torrents des Montagnes de rendre une partie du sol qu'ils ravagent.

    Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
  • Moyens de forcer les Torrents de rendre une partie du sol qu'ils ravagent, et d'empêcher les grandes Inondations.

    Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
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