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adjective 
  1. Displaying a tendency or intent to coerce.
    • 2006 July 19, Washington Post Staff Writers, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/08/AR2006040801082.html "U.S. Is Studying Military Strike Options on Iran",Washington Post p.A01
    • : The Bush administration is studying options for military strikes against Iran as part of a broader strategy of diplomacy to pressure Tehran to abandon its alleged nuclear development program, according to U.S. officials and independent analysts.
Etymology: from coerce + -ive


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