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compulsion

compulsion(
kuhm
-
puhl
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shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (urge)
a. la compulsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Bridget had a sudden compulsion to steal a piece of candy.De repente, Bridget sintió la compulsión de robarse un dulce.
2. (obsession)
a. la compulsión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
As a child, I washed my hands constantly and had to overcome this compulsion.Cuando era niño, me lavaba las manos constantemente y tuve que superar esta compulsión.
3. (force)
a. la coacción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Mateo offered to help under compulsion.Mateo se ofreció a ayudar bajo coacción.
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compulsion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (urge)
a. el impulso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (obligation)
a. la obligación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
under compulsionbajo coacción
to be under no compulsion to do somethingno estar obligado(a) a hacer algo
compulsion [kəmˈpʌlʃən]
noun
1 (urge) compulsión (f)
2 (force)
under compulsion a la fuerza; bajo coacción; you are under no compulsion no tienes ninguna obligación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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