Duressor
Duressor Du*ress"or, n. (Law) One who subjects another to duress --Bacon. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • duressor — /doo res euhr, dyoo /, n. Law. a person who subjects another to duress. [1620 30; DURESS + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • duressor — A person who employs duress in his dealing with another …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • duressor — /doo res euhr, dyoo /, n. Law. a person who subjects another to duress. [1620 30; DURESS + OR2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • duress — Any unlawful threat or coercion used by a person to induce another to act (or to refrain from acting) in a manner he or she otherwise would not (or would). Subjecting person to improper pressure which overcomes his will and coerces him to comply… …   Black's law dictionary

  • duress — Any unlawful threat or coercion used by a person to induce another to act (or to refrain from acting) in a manner he or she otherwise would not (or would). Subjecting person to improper pressure which overcomes his will and coerces him to comply… …   Black's law dictionary

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