how to pronounce coercion


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coercion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of coercion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… reservation or coercion and you're …”

meanings of coercion


  1. A specific instance of coercing.
  2. Use of physical or moral force to compel a person to do something, or to abstain from doing something, thereby depriving that person of the exercise of free will.
  3. The process by which the meaning of a word or other linguistic element is reinterpreted to match the grammatical context.
  4. Actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person; the act of coercing.
  5. Conversion of a value of one data type to a value of another data type.

coercion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word coercion occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics coercion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that coercion can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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