coercion

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Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future, or the use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child < age 15; the use of some form of force to compel a person into therapy, most commonly psychiatric—e.g., child psychiatry—or treatment of substance abuse

coercion

Public safety Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future or use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child < age 15; the use of some form of force to compel a person into therapy, most commonly psychiatric–eg, child psychiatry, or treatment of substance abuse
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This conference today has entered into arm-twisting mode,'' said Greenpeace political director Remi Parmentier.
In the meantime, Capitol Hill is a frenzy of down-to-the-wire lobbying and arm-twisting.
Yesterday, a tense day of arm-twisting appeared to have paid off.
Whatever arm-twisting and tainted UN resolution leads to this war-by-timetable, Blair will tag along with bombing Iraq, whose blame-free civilian population is made up of more than 50 per cent of under 15-year-olds, meaning that Iraq is about 75 per cent women and children.
The meeting at Gaza Airport was the result of intense arm-twisting from the US and went ahead despite Palestinian Mahmoud Qeshta, 16, being shot dead before the talks.
Readers like me, who start out more sympathetic to Clinton, will find many illustrations of his intelligence, his resilience, his energy, his deftness at every political operation from backroom arm-twisting to speechmaking on TV, and his determination to make the most of his years in office.
Moreover, he says, ongoing studies of the mechanics behind SASPs' arm-twisting of DNA may someday aid researchers seeking biological tools to alter the structure and function of DNA sequences in bacteria and higher cells.
He had even said that arm-twisting was necessary for Kerala to bend its demand to decommission the dam.
You may have broken the boundaries of conventional sex rules but no harm seems to have been done since there was no arm-twisting involved in achieving your ambition.
Thank you for your recent report entitled "Vote-buying and Arm-twisting," about the underhanded methods used to pass CAFTA (August 22 issue).
Arnold Schwarzenegger's first calendar year in office brought him mostly victories - some of them self-declared - that resulted from major arm-twisting, lengthy negotiations and big concessions to Democrats.
The meeting at Gaza Airport, intended to turn a shaky week-old ceasefire into a more permanent truce, was the result of intense arm-twisting from the US.