forcer

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

forcer (plural forcers)

  1. The solid piston of a force pump; the instrument by which water is forced in a pump.
  2. A small hand pump for sinking pits, draining cellars, etc.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fortiāre, from Late Latin fortia, from Latin fortis (strong). Compare Italian forzare, Spanish forzar, Portuguese and Catalan forçar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

forcer

  1. to force

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is part of a group of -er verbs for which ‘c’ is softened to a ‘ç’ before the vowels ‘a’ and ‘o’.

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