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HEIR, FORCED. Forced heirs are those who cannot be disinherited. This term is used among the civilians. Vide Forced heirs

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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If a nation loses control of its military power, it is fair game for being forced under someone else's domination, either under another nation or, in this instance, under a world government.
Such added flexibility, of course, has been borne of necessity: Lack of significant allied support hits forced the United States to cycle the vast majority of its combat units through Iraq.
If forced to fire, many simply fired into the air, deliberately missing their targets.
In other experiments detailed in the January 12 Physical Revenue Letters, the team observed big balls being forced against the most curved sections of the inner walls of pear-shaped, rigid vessels.
Wilson, with the stroke of a pen, achieved what the personnel board professionals had long been unable to accomplish in the face of interest-group politics: His executive order forced the state to create an affirmative action program that, at least on paper, is based on expanding opportunity, not granting preferences.
In Clam Lake, Wisconsin, and in northern Michigan, public fear of potential health risks associated with ELF radiation forced the Navy to provide a number of radiation studies of its ELF sites.