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  1. duress

    • IPA[djʊ(ə)ˈrɛs]

    英式

    • n.
      threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement;constraint illegally exercised to force someone to perform an act.
    • noun: duress

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement confessions extracted under duress
    • constraint illegally exercised to force someone to perform an act.
    • forcible restraint or imprisonment.
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    • IPA[d(y)o͝oˈres]

    美式

    • n.
      threats, violence, constraints, or other action brought to bear on someone to do something ... confessions extracted under duress

    Oxford American Dictionary