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Definition of force-feed verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

force-feed

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌfɔːs ˈfiːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrs ˈfiːd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they force-feed
BrE BrE//ˌfɔːs ˈfiːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrs ˈfiːd//
 
he / she / it force-feeds
BrE BrE//ˌfɔːs ˈfiːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrs ˈfiːdz//
 
past simple force-fed
BrE BrE//ˌfɔːs ˈfed//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrs ˈfed//
 
past participle force-fed
BrE BrE//ˌfɔːs ˈfed//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrs ˈfed//
 
-ing form force-feeding
BrE BrE//ˌfɔːs ˈfiːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrs ˈfiːdɪŋ//
 
 
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force-feed somebody to use force to make somebody, especially a prisoner, eat or drink, by putting food or drink down their throat
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: force-feed