[ koh-ur-siv ]
/ koʊˈɜr sɪv /


serving or tending to coerce.


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Origin of coercive

First recorded in 1590–1600; coerce + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM coercive Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020