Definition - Noun 1: an act of compelling (as by threat or intimidation) specif : See also coercion<a payment exacted by lawless ~ E. A. Farnsworth and W. F. Young> 2: the state of being compelled specif : See also duress Compulsion can make a contract voidable or be a ground for damages or restitution. Compulsion may also be a defense to a criminal act. Pronunciationk&m-'p&l-sh&n
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