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force

US [fɔrs]
UK [fɔː(r)s]
  • n.力;力量;武力;部队
  • v.强迫;用力;使发生(尤指趁他人尚未准备);强作笑颜
  • Web强制;迫使;原力
Plural Form:forces  Present Participle:forcing  Past Tense:forced  
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n.
— see also
tour de force
暴力行动violent action
1.
[u]
武力;暴力violent physical action used to obtain or achieve sth
The release of the hostages could not be achieved without the use of force.
不使用武力不可能使人质获释。
The rioters were taken away by force .
聚众闹事者被强行带走。
The ultimatum contained the threat of military force.
这份最后通牒含有武力威胁。
We will achieve much more by persuasion than by brute force .
我们通过说服会比使用暴力更有成效。
physical strength
2.
[u]
力;力量the physical strength of sth that is shown as it hits sth else
the force of the blow/explosion/collision
打击力;爆炸力;碰撞力
The shopping centre took the full force of the blast.
购物中心承受了全部爆炸力。
强大效力strong effect
3.
[u]
强大效力;巨大影响the strong effect or influence of sth
They realized the force of her argument.
他们领悟到了她那论据的威力。
He controlled himself by sheer force of will .
他全凭意志力控制住了自己。
She spoke with force and deliberation.
她讲话铿锵有力,字斟句酌。
具有力量的人╱事物sb/sth with power
4.
[c]
力量大的人(或事物);影响大的人(或事物)a person or thing that has a lot of power or influence
economic/market forces
经济╱市场力量
the forces of good/evil
善╱恶的力量
Ron is the driving force(= the person who has the most influence) behind the project.
罗恩是这个计划的主心骨。
She's a force to be reckoned with(= a person who has a lot of power and influence and should therefore be treated seriously) .
她是个有影响力的人物,需要认真对待。
The expansion of higher education should be a powerful force for change .
高等教育的发展对变革应该是一个强大的推动力。
权威authority
5.
[u]
权力;效力the authority of sth
These guidelines do not have the force of law .
这些指导原则不具有法律效力。
The court ruled that these standards have force in English law.
法院裁定,这些标准在英格兰法律中有效。
一群人group of people
6.
[cspv]
(为某目的组织起来的)一群人a group of people who have been organized for a particular purpose
a member of the sales force
推销人员中的一员
A large proportion of the labour force(= all the people who work in a particular company, area, etc.) is unskilled.
很大一部分劳动力是非熟练工。
武装力量military
7.
[cspv]
武装部队;部队a group of people who have been trained to protect other people, usually by using weapons
a member of the security forces
保安部队成员
rebel/government forces
反叛╱政府武装力量
a peace-keeping force
维和部队
8.
[pl]
兵力,武装力量(陆海空三军)the army, navy and air force
allied forces
盟军
9.
[pl]
武装力量the weapons and soldiers that an army, etc. has, considered as things that may be used
strategic nuclear forces
战略核部队
警察police
10.
[sing]
警察部门the police force
He joined the force twenty years ago.
他二十年前加入了警队。
物理physics
11.
[c][u]
an effect that causes things to move in a particular way
The moon exerts a force on the earth.
月球对地球有引力。
the force of gravity
重力
magnetic/centrifugal force
磁力;离心力
of wind
12.
[c][ususing]
风力;风力等级a unit for measuring the strength of the wind
a force 9 gale
9 级大风
a gale force wind
一场大风级的风
IDM
They are hoping to bring the new legislation into force before the end of the year.
他们希望在年底前实施新法。
bring sth into force
(使法律、规则等)开始生效,开始实施to cause a law, rule, etc. to start being used
They are hoping to bring the new legislation into force before the end of the year.
他们希望在年底前实施新法。
When do the new regulations come into force?
新规章什么时候开始执行?
come/enter into force
开始生效;开始实施to start being used
When do the new regulations come into force?
新规章什么时候开始执行?
force of habit
习惯力量if you do sth from or out offorce of habit , you do it automatically and in a particular way because you have always done it that way in the past
the forces of nature
(尤指造成损害的)自然力;大自然的力量the power of the wind, rain, etc., especially when it causes damage or harm
Protesters turned out in force.
有很多抗议者到场。
The new regulations are now in force.
新规章现已生效。
in force
大量;众多in large numbers
Protesters turned out in force.
有很多抗议者到场。
已生效;在实施中being used
The new regulations are now in force.
新规章现已生效。
The two firms joined forces to win the contract.
两家公司联合起来争取合同。
join/combine forces (with sb)
(同…)联合;(与…)合作to work together in order to achieve a shared aim
The two firms joined forces to win the contract.
两家公司联合起来争取合同。
v.
使做某事make sb do sth
1.
[oftpass]
强迫,迫使(某人做某事)to make sb do sth that they do not want to do
The President was forced into resigning.
总统被迫辞职。
The President was forced to resign.
总统被迫辞职。
I was forced to take a taxi because the last bus had left.
最后一班公共汽车已经开走,所以我只好叫了一辆出租车。
She forced herself to be polite to them.
她对他们强装客气。
Ill health forced him into early retirement.
他由于健康不佳不得不提前退休。
He didn't force me─I wanted to go.
他没有逼迫我,是我想去的。
‘I shouldn't really have any more.’ ‘Go on─force yourself!’
“我确实不应该再吃了。”“接着吃,再努力努力!”
Public pressure managed to force a change in the government's position.
公众的压力成功地迫使政府改变了立场。
用体力use physical strength
2.
用力,强行(把…移动)to use physical strength to move sb/sth into a particular position
to force a lock/window/door(= to break it open using force)
强行打开锁╱窗╱门
to force an entry(= to enter a building using force)
强行进入建筑物
She forced her way through the crowd of reporters.
她在记者群中挤出一条通路。
He tried to force a copy of his book into my hand.
他硬要把他的一本书往我手里塞。
The door had been forced open .
门被强行打开了。
使发生make sth happen
3.
使发生(尤指趁他人尚未准备)to make sth happen, especially before other people are ready
He was in a position where he had to force a decision.
他当时的处境是,不得不强行通过一项决定。
Building a new road here will force house prices down.
在这里修建一条新道路将使房价下跌。
微笑;大笑a smile/laugh
4.
~ sth
强作笑颜;强装欢笑to make yourself smile, laugh, etc. rather than doing it naturally
She managed to force a smile.
她勉强笑笑。
果实;植物fruit/plants
5.
~ sth
人工催长;加速(水果、植物等)生长;催熟to make fruit, plants, etc. grow or develop faster than normal by keeping them in special conditions
forced rhubarb
人工催长的大黄
It is unwise to force a child's talent.
对儿童的才能拔苗助长是不明智的。
IDM
force sbs hand
迫使某人做某事(或提前行动)to make sb do sth that they do not want to do or make them do it sooner than they had intended
force the issue
迫使从速决定to do sth to make people take a decision quickly
The demonstrations have succeeded in forcing the pace of change.
示威成功地促使改革进程加快。
force the pace
迫使(赛跑对手)加速to run very fast in a race in order to make the other people taking part run faster
迫使(某人)加快速度to make sb do sth faster than they want to
The demonstrations have succeeded in forcing the pace of change.
示威成功地促使改革进程加快。

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