Thesaurus / coercive
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According to the lawsuit, Apple used “coercive” terms to try to prevent Apple customers from using Cydia or any alternative means to install software and discouraged developers from using services like Cydia.

At the same time, America’s global image as world leader has further diminished as it adopts increasingly coercive attitudes to allies, competitors, rivals and international institutions, to protect its positions in the face of greater competition.

To warrant the coercive statute, no recourse was had to the electorate of Britain, much less to that of Ireland.

He was not coercive nor restrictive; he was an inspiration to effort and to manliness of conduct.

Dickens As an EducatorJames L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

But he could not do anything to gratify these feelings, because he was deprived of all coercive means.

The GrandeeArmando Palacio Valds

This is not a coercive argument for the hostile logic-monger: it is an appeal for the open heart.

But they were under no coercive authority, and were even permitted to marry.

In parting with the coercive authority over the States as States, there must be a coercion allowed as to individuals.

A word must also be said about the opposition to reform of the vested interest of the classical and coercive schoolmaster.

The sentiment noblesse oblige was once the name for the coercive force exerted on a noble by the code of his class.

FolkwaysWilliam Graham Sumner


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