force down


force down
phr verb
Force down is used with these nouns as the object: ↑wage

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  • force down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms force down : present tense I/you/we/they force down he/she/it forces down present participle forcing down past tense forced down past participle forced down 1) to make something become lower Tough competition… …   English dictionary

  • force down — /ˌfɔ:s daυn/ verb to make something such as prices become lower ♦ to force prices down to make prices come down ● Competition has forced prices down …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • force down — /ˌfɔ:s daυn/ verb to make something such as prices become lower ♦ to force prices down to make prices come down ● Competition has forced prices down …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • force down — push downward; intercept …   English contemporary dictionary

  • force down — …   Useful english dictionary

  • force down someone's throat — force (something) down someone s throat see ↑throat • • • Main Entry: ↑force …   Useful english dictionary

  • force — force1 W1S3 [fo:s US fo:rs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(military)¦ 2¦(military action)¦ 3¦(violence)¦ 4¦(physical power)¦ 5¦(natural power)¦ 6¦(organized group)¦ 7¦(strong influence)¦ 8¦(powerful effect)¦ 9 join/combine forces (with somebody/something) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • force — force1 [ fɔrs ] noun *** ▸ 1 physical strength ▸ 2 group of police, etc. ▸ 3 influence ▸ 4 scientific effect ▸ 5 military ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount physical strength or violence: They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • force — 1 noun 1 MILITARY a) (C) a group of people who have been trained to fight in a war: forces loyal to President Aquino | a highly efficient fighting force b) the forces the army, navy, and air force: Both her sons are in the forces. c) (U) military …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • force */*/*/ — I UK [fɔː(r)s] / US [fɔrs] noun Word forms force : singular force plural forces 1) a) [uncountable] physical strength, or violence They accused the police of using excessive force during the arrest. by force: The army took control of the region… …   English dictionary


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