forced
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forced(
fawrst
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (obligatory)
a. forzado
They were sentenced to forced labor and imprisonment in concentration camps.Los condenaron a trabajo forzado y prisión en campos de concentración.
2. (due to necessity)
a. forzoso
The pilot made a forced landing when the engine began to smoke.El piloto hizo un aterrizaje forzoso cuando el motor empezó a echar humo.
3. (unnatural)
a. forzado
Roy received my comments with a forced smile.Roy recibió mis comentarios con una sonrisa forzada.
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forced
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (manner, laugh)
a. forzado(a)
forced labortrabajos forzados
2. (aviation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
forced landingaterrizaje forzoso
3. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
forced marchmarcha forzada
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forced [fɔːst]
adjective
1 (obligatory) [+march] forzado; [+repatriation] forzoso; [+marriage] forzado; por la fuerza
2 (from necessity) [+landing] forzoso
3 (contrived, strained) [+smile] forzado
to sound forced parecer forzado
4 (Hort) (Agr) [+vegetable, fruit] de crecimiento acelerado
forced lettuces lechugas (f) de crecimiento acelerado
modifier
forced entry (n) (Jur) allanamiento (m) de morada
there was no sign of forced entry no había señales de que hubieran forzado la entrada
forced labour (n) trabajos (m) forzados
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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