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Definition of forcible adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

forcible

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈfɔrsəbl//
 
[only before noun]
 
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involving the use of physical force forcible repatriation The police checked all windows and doors for signs of forcible entry.Word Familyforce noun verbforceful adjectiveforcefully adverbforced adjective (unforced)forcible adjectiveforcibly adverbenforce verb
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