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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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Regarding Pakistan's release of captured Indian pilot Abhinandan, the foreign minister, "There was no pressure on Pakistan to release him nor any compulsion."
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Of the verse 'There is no compulsion in religion', the scholar Nahas said: 'The scholars differed concerning Q.2:256.
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A main pattern for Factor 1 (printed in bold) was identified in terms of the items "obsession," "strong craving," "strong urge," "habit," and "compulsion" loading more strongly on Factor 1 than on Factor 2.
Although high exercise identity is often associated with positive attributes, studies have also observed that high exercise identity may be accompanied by a compulsion to exercise (Gapin & Petruzzello, 2011; Lantz, Rhea, & Mesnier, 2004).
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