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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of a state to pressure or drive.

Usage examples (26)
  • Verb (used with object) : His disregard of the rules compels us to dismiss him
  • Any "competent and compellable person" can be called, with Ginwala's approval, to give evidence.
  • Winter said it appeared to him that Smith was "both competent and compellable", and said the psychologist could be called to testify.
  • The act provided that “no person shall be compellable to work above Eight Days in the year, nor at any time in seed-time, Hay or Corn-Harvest.” for more
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