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Definition of forcibly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1in a way that involves the use of physical force Supporters were forcibly removed from the court.
  2. 2in a way that makes something very clear It struck me forcibly how honest he was.
  3. Word Familyforce noun verbforceful adjectiveforcefully adverbforced adjective (unforced)forcible adjectiveforcibly adverbenforce verb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: forcibly