force-feed

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Verb[edit]

force-feed ‎(third-person singular simple present force-feeds, present participle force-feeding, simple past and past participle force-fed)

  1. To force a person or animal to ingest food, for example by stuffing food down the throat, or using a tube passed into the stomach.
    They were ordered to force-feed the prisoners on hunger strike.
  2. To force someone to take in information or accept an ideology.
    The teachers at this school tend to force-feed their students information, rather than encourage critical thinking and debate.

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