What is another word for coercion?

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[ kˌə͡ʊˈɜːʃən], [ kˌə‍ʊˈɜːʃən], [ k_ˌəʊ_ˈɜː_ʃ_ə_n]

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How to use "Coercion" in context?

coercive = having the power to make someone do what you want

coercive persuasion is the use of psychological motives and methods to achieve compliance from someone. It can involve anything from bribery to threats to violence. Coercive persuasion is often used to get someone to do something they would not normally do, like sign a contract they don't want to, or confess to a crime they didn't commit.

There are different types of coercive persuasion, and different methods can be more effective than others in different situations. Psychological motives, such as threats to your reputation or your emotions, can be especially compelling.

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