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forced

[fɔːst]

  1. ADJ

    1. (=obligatory) [march] forzado; [repatriation] forzoso; [marriage] forzado, por la fuerza

    2. (=from necessity) [landing] forzoso

    3. (=contrived, strained) [smile] forzado

    4. (Hort, Agr) [vegetable, fruit] de crecimiento acelerado

  2. CPD

Examples from texts

"Anyway, despite the craziness, there's no sign of forced entry.
Y, sin embargo, a pesar de la aparente locura, no hay señales de que la entrada fuera forzada.
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
There would be no place to hide, other than to descend into some greater madness, which forced the hospital to lock him up each day, all day, in one of the isolation cells.
No tendría dónde esconderse, salvo sumirse en una locura más profunda, lo que obligaría al hospital a encerrarlo en una celda de aislamiento.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
The skin lesions have disappeared, the oral lesions have improved, the dyspnea on slight exertion persists, but there has been a slight improvement in lung function (forced expiratory volume at 1 second of 26%)
Las lesiones cutáneas han remitido, las orales han mejorado y persiste la disnea a pequeños esfuerzos con una discreta mejoría de la función respiratoria (volumen espiratorio forzado en el primer segundo del 26%).
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
FEVj, forced expiratory volume in 1 second.
FEVj: volumen espiratorio forzado en el primer segundo.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
Resistance to corticosteroids is defined by a poor response of forced expiratory volume in the first second (FEVj)—less than 15% and 200 mL—following treatment with prednisone or prednisolone at 40 mg/day (20 mg taken twice daily) for 2 weeks.
La resistencia a esteroides se define por una pobre respuesta sobre el FEV¡ (menor del 15% y 200 mi) tras un ciclo de 40 mg/día (en 2 tomas) de prednisona o prednisolona durante 2 semanas.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
He forced himself to keep going, stalking the downtown alleys, weaving in and out of the dangerous urban maze of Caldwell, New York's club and drug scene.
Se obligó a continuar, acechando por los callejones del centro, serpenteando el peligroso laberinto urbano de Caldwell, los clubs de New York y los escenarios de drogas.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
FEVp forced expiratory volume in 1 second.
FEV^ volumen espiratorio forzado en el primer segundo.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
Following a 1- minute rest after each dose, the patient was asked to perform 2 forced expiratory maneuvers to check for change in FEVj.
Tras 1 min de reposo después de cada dosis, el paciente realizó 2 maniobras de espiración forzada y se comprobó la estabilidad de la variación del FEVj obtenida.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
She straightened and forced her hands to her sides, feeling like it had been forever since she'd been allowed to wash in private.
Se enderezó y se forzó a llevar las manos a los costados, sintiendo como si hubiera pasado una eternidad desde que se le había permitido bañarse a solas.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
For forced spirometry with bronchodilator test with the inhalation of 200 jjig of salbutamol, a Datospir 500 spirometer was used (Sibelmed® S.A., Barcelona).
Para la espirometría forzada con prueba broncodilatadora a la inhalalación de 200 jjig de salbutamol se utilizó un espirómetro Datospir 500 (Sibelmed® S.A., Barcelona).
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
Ponce Gonzalez et al studied a group of 37 patients who underwent forced spirometry before surgery, and at 3 months and 1 year after surgery.
Ponce González et al estudiaron a un grupo de 37 pacientes a los que realizaron una espirometría forzada antes de la cirugía, a los 3 meses de ésta y al año.
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
Thus, we were able to compare spirometric data for 64 patients, looking specifically at forced vital capacity (FVC) and forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEVj).
Así. fue posible comparar los datos espirométricos de 64 pacientes con determinación específica de la capacidad vital forzada (FVC) y del volumen espiratorio forzado en el primer segundo (FEVj).
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
© SEPAR - Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica
She hadn’t wanted to be First Mate, had been forced into the role: On the day of the ritual, she’d had to be tied down on the ceremonial bed, splayed out for his use like an animal, utterly terrified.
No había deseado ser la primera compañera, la habían forzado a aceptar ese papel: el día del ritual, tuvieron que atarla a la cama ceremonial, extendida para su uso como un animal, absolutamente aterrorizada.
Ward, J.R. / Lover EnshrinedWard, J.R. / Amante Consagrado
Amante Consagrado
Ward, J.R.
© Traducción: 2009, Patricia Torres Londoño
© 2010, Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
© 2007, Jessica Bird
Lover Enshrined
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2008
If the Britons were guarding the ford after all, the legion would be forced to march further upstream in search of another.
Si, después de todo, los britanos estaban vigilando el vado, la legión se vería obligada a seguir avanzando río arriba en busca de otro.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
Others suffered severe harassment, had their houses raided by the police, or were forced to resign from their jobs as a result of their engagement in union activities.
Otros sufrieron graves hostigamientos, siendo allanados sus domicilios par la policía o viéndose obligados a renunciar a sus puestos de trabajo como consecuencia de sus actividades sindicales,
© 2010 Naciones Unidas
© United Nations 2010

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fɔːstforzado; forzoso; forzado; por la fuerza

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Collocations

forced expiratory flow
flujo espiratorio forzado
forced expiratory time
tiempo espiratorio forzado
forced inhalation abdominal breathing
respiración abdominal de inhalación forzada
forced sale
venta forzada
forced labour
trabajo forzoso
forced marriage
matrimonio forzado
forced laugh
carcajada forzada
forced conversion
conversión forzada
forced march
marcha forzada
forced vital capacity
capacidad vital forzada
centrifugal force
fuerza centrífuga
centripetal force
fuerza centrípeta
electromotive force
fuerza electromotriz
frictional force
fuerza de fricción
van der Waals forces
fuerzas de van der Waals

Word forms

force

verb
Basic forms
Pastforced
Imperativeforce
Present Participle (Participle I)forcing
Past Participle (Participle II)forced
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I forcewe force
you forceyou force
he/she/it forcesthey force
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am forcingwe are forcing
you are forcingyou are forcing
he/she/it is forcingthey are forcing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have forcedwe have forced
you have forcedyou have forced
he/she/it has forcedthey have forced
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been forcingwe have been forcing
you have been forcingyou have been forcing
he/she/it has been forcingthey have been forcing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I forcedwe forced
you forcedyou forced
he/she/it forcedthey forced
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was forcingwe were forcing
you were forcingyou were forcing
he/she/it was forcingthey were forcing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had forcedwe had forced
you had forcedyou had forced
he/she/it had forcedthey had forced
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been forcingwe had been forcing
you had been forcingyou had been forcing
he/she/it had been forcingthey had been forcing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will forcewe shall/will force
you will forceyou will force
he/she/it will forcethey will force
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be forcingwe shall/will be forcing
you will be forcingyou will be forcing
he/she/it will be forcingthey will be forcing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have forcedwe shall/will have forced
you will have forcedyou will have forced
he/she/it will have forcedthey will have forced
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been forcingwe shall/will have been forcing
you will have been forcingyou will have been forcing
he/she/it will have been forcingthey will have been forcing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would forcewe should/would force
you would forceyou would force
he/she/it would forcethey would force
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be forcingwe should/would be forcing
you would be forcingyou would be forcing
he/she/it would be forcingthey would be forcing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have forcedwe should/would have forced
you would have forcedyou would have forced
he/she/it would have forcedthey would have forced
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been forcingwe should/would have been forcing
you would have been forcingyou would have been forcing
he/she/it would have been forcingthey would have been forcing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am forcedwe are forced
you are forcedyou are forced
he/she/it is forcedthey are forced
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being forcedwe are being forced
you are being forcedyou are being forced
he/she/it is being forcedthey are being forced
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been forcedwe have been forced
you have been forcedyou have been forced
he/she/it has been forcedthey have been forced
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was forcedwe were forced
you were forcedyou were forced
he/she/it was forcedthey were forced
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being forcedwe were being forced
you were being forcedyou were being forced
he/she/it was being forcedthey were being forced
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been forcedwe had been forced
you had been forcedyou had been forced
he/she/it had been forcedthey had been forced
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be forcedwe shall/will be forced
you will be forcedyou will be forced
he/she/it will be forcedthey will be forced
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been forcedwe shall/will have been forced
you will have been forcedyou will have been forced
he/she/it will have been forcedthey will have been forced