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Main Entry: 1force
Pronunciation: f()rs, f()rs
Function: noun 1 a: strength or energy put forth : active power <forces of nature> b: capacity to persuade or convince <the force of this argument> c: the state of existing and being enforced : EFFECT <that law is still in force> 2: a group of persons trained and available for action <a police force> <the nation's labor force> 3: violence or power used on a person or thing <open a door by force> 4: an influence (as a push or pull) that tends to produce a change in the speed or direction of motion of something <the force of gravity> - force·less /-ls/ adjective