English - Vietnamese Dictionary
forced /fɔ:st/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- bắt ép, ép buộc, gượng gạo
- a forced landing: sự hạ cánh ép buộc (vì máy hỏng...)
- a forced smile: nụ cười gượng
forces|forced|forcingfɔrs /fɔːsThesaurus Dictionary
+a unit that is part of some military service
+one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
+(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
+group of people willing to obey orders
+a powerful effect or influence
+an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
+physical energy or intensity
+a group of people having the power of effective action
+(of a law) having legal validity
+a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
+to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
+urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
+move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
+impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably
+squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
+force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
+do forcibly; exert force
+cause to move by pulling
+take by force
Advanced English Dictionary
artificial, unnatural, contrived, stilted, calculated, studied, laboured, strained, stiff, false, feigned, fake(d), mannered, affected, self-conscious, Colloq phoney or US also phony:
Her forced joviality failed to conceal her contempt for those present.
1 happening or done against sb's WILL (= without the person concerned wanting it): forced relocation to a job in another city + a forced sale of his property
2 not sincere; not the result of genuine emotions: She said she was enjoying herself but her smile was forced.
See also - UNFORCED
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