Coercive [adjective]

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Those years had witnessed sweeping state health regulations in domains ranging from meat and milk production to garbage collection and water inspection, as well as health authorities’ increasingly coercive tactics to ensure public welfare.

The idea that Uyghur women can freely make reproductive choices in such a scenario is highly questionable—especially weighed against China’s long history of coercive family planning under the one-child policy.

According to the lawsuit, Apple used “coercive” terms to try to prevent Apple customers from using Cydia or any alternative means to install software and discouraged developers from using services like Cydia.

At the same time, America’s global image as world leader has further diminished as it adopts increasingly coercive attitudes to allies, competitors, rivals and international institutions, to protect its positions in the face of greater competition.

But for the most part property, contract and the coercive state were fundamental assumptions with the classicists.

John Randolph, a sick man at the time, traveled throughout the country denouncing Jackson's coercive attitude.

The women in this case to have what I call the coercive option; for I would not have it in the man's power to be a dog neither.

However, he explained more fully the meaning of "coercive and arbitrary" action.

Had he been less blunt or coercive, had he employed a more honeyed appeal, she would not have felt so moved in his behalf.

I am entirely for coercive methods with those obstinate madmen; and why should we despair of success?