Meaning of forcible

for•ci•ble

Pronunciation: (fôr'su-bul, fōr'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. done or effected by force: forcible entry into a house.
  2. producing a powerful effect; having force; effective.
  3. convincing, as reasoning: a forcible theory.
  4. characterized by the use of force or violence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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