physical+force

  • 1 physical force — noun Force applied outwardly to the body, as distinguished from persuasion, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑physical …

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  • 2 physical force — index compulsion (coercion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 physical force — The power of the body, or of a source of power, applied by man. The term, as used in relation to assaults, is synonymous with the term violence, and the two terms are used interchangeably. State v Wells, 31 Conn 210. See force …

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  • 4 Physical force Irish republicanism — is a term used to describe the recurring appearance of non parliamentary violent insurrection in Ireland between 1798 and the present.Fact|date=June 2007 It is often described as a rival to parliamentary nationalism which for most of the period… …

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  • 5 Monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force — The monopoly on the legitimate use of violence ( Gewaltmonopol des Staates , also known as monopoly on legitimate violence and monopoly on violence) is the definition of the state expounded by Max Weber in Politics as a Vocation , and has been… …

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  • 6 force — n 1 *power, energy, strength, might, puissance Analogous words: *stress, strain, pressure, tension: *speed, velocity, momentum, impetus, headway 2 Force, violence, compulsion, coercion, duress, constraint, restraint denote the exercise or the… …

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  • 7 force — 1 n 1: a cause of motion, activity, or change intervening force: a force that acts after another s negligent act or omission has occurred and that causes injury to another: intervening cause at cause irresistible force: an unforeseeable event esp …

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  • 8 Physical — Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral,… …

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  • 9 Physical astronomy — Physical Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral …

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  • 10 Physical education — Physical Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral …

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  • 11 Physical examination — Physical Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral …

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  • 12 Physical geography — Physical Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral …

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  • 13 Physical point — Physical Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral …

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  • 14 Physical signs — Physical Phys ic*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to nature (as including all created existences); in accordance with the laws of nature; also, of or relating to natural or material things, or to the bodily structure, as opposed to things mental, moral …

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  • 15 physical — I adjective actual, bodily, carnal, concrete, corporal, corporeal, corporeous, earthly, embodied, external, flesh and blood, fleshly, human, incarnate, material, materiate, mundane, natural, nonspiritual, organic, palpable, real, sensible,… …

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  • 16 physical violence — Force violently applied. As a ground for divorce, physical violence may consist in many acts, each slight in its character, and none producing marks of violence upon the person, and yet, considered as a whole, they may be ground for divorce;… …

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  • 17 force — 1 noun 1 MILITARY a) (C) a group of people who have been trained to fight in a war: forces loyal to President Aquino | a highly efficient fighting force b) the forces the army, navy, and air force: Both her sons are in the forces. c) (U) military …

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  • 18 force — force1 [ fɔrs ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical strength ▸ 2 group of police, etc. ▸ 3 influence ▸ 4 scientific effect ▸ 5 military ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount physical strength or violence: They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest.… …

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  • 19 force */*/*/ — I UK [fɔː(r)s] / US [fɔrs] noun Word forms force : singular force plural forces 1) a) [uncountable] physical strength, or violence They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest. by force: The army took control of the region… …

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  • 20 physical — Relating or pertaining to the body, as distinguished from the mind or soul or the emotions. Material, substantive, having an objective existence, as distinguished from imaginary or fictitious; real, having relation to facts, as distinguished from …

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