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Main Entry: 2force
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): forced; forc·ing
1 : to make (as a person) do something <forced them to work>
2 a : to get or make by using force <forced their way into the room> b : to break open or through <force a lock>
3 : to produce with effort <forced a weak smile>
4 : to speed up the development of <force flowers>
- forc·er noun

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