forced: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fôrst, fōrst), [key]
— adj.
  1. enforced or compulsory: forced labor.
  2. strained, unnatural, or affected: a forced smile.
  3. subjected to force.
  4. required by circumstances; emergency: a forced landing of an airplane.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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