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compulsion

(Coercion), noun application of force, constraint, constraint to obedience, constriction, dictation, domination, duress, duty, employment of force, enforcement, force, forcible inducement, forcible urging, forcing, high pressure methods, impressment, limitation, necessitas, necessity, objeccive necessity, obligation, oppression, physical force, pressure, requirement, restraint, restriction, spur of necessity, stress, subjection to force, urgency, urging by force, urging by moral constraint, urging by physical constraint, vis
Associated concepts: compulsion of law, compulsory act, compulsory contributions, compulsory demand, compullory liquidation, compulsory nonsuit, compulsory payment, compulsory process, compulsory sale

compulsion

(Obsession), noun ardor, besetting idea, craze, drive, earnestness, enchantment, engrossment, fanaticism, fancy, fascination, fervency, fetish, fixed conviction, fixed idea, infatuation, intentness, irresistible impulse, mania, need, one-track mind, possession, predilection, preoccupation, prepossession, quirk, zeal
See also: accountability, coercion, constraint, deterrence, dipsomania, duress, duty, enforcement, extortion, force, main force, motive, need, obligation, obsession, oppression, pressure, requirement, responsibility, restriction, servitude, stress

compulsion

see NECESSITY.

COMPULSION. The forcible inducement to au act.
     2. Compulsion may be lawful or unlawful. 1. When a man is compelled by lawful authority to do that which be ought to do, that compulsion does not affect the validity of the act; as for example, when a court of competent jurisdiction compels a party to execute a deed, under the pain of attachment for contempt, the grantor cannot object to it on the ground of compulsion. 2. But if the court compelled a party to do an act forbidden by law, or not having jurisdiction over the parties or the subject-matter, the act done by such compulsion would be void. Bowy. Mod. C. L. 305.
     3. Compulsion is never presumed. Coercion. (q.v.)

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PESHAWAR, May 27, 2011 (Frontier Star): Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has announced the compulsion of taking NOC while going out of Peshawar for all the foreigners.
Todas estas versiones constan de 10 items valorados de 0 (no sintoma) a 4 (sintomatologia severa) que proporcionan 3 puntuaciones: (a) severidad de la obsesion, constituida por la suma de los cinco primeros items: tiempo dedicado a la obsesion principal que presenta la persona, su interferencia sobre la vida diaria, el malestar que produce, la resistencia que se le opone y el control ejercido sobre ella; (b) severidad de la compulsion, constituida por los cinco ultimos items que, de forma semejante, evaluan el tiempo, la interferencia, el malestar, la resistencia y el control de la compulsion principal presentada por el individuo; y (c) severidad total, la suma de las dos anteriores.
Still the question remains as to why our highly respected Prime Minister, for love of the suffering millions, does not intervene decisively and on time against the selfish exploiters with whom by compulsion he has to share his power and who hinder the progress of the country instead of furthering it.