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DURESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does duress mean? 

DURESS (noun)
  The noun DURESS has 1 sense:

1. compulsory force or threat

  Familiarity information: DURESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DURESS (noun)


Sense 1duress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Compulsory force or threat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

confessed under duress

Hypernyms ("duress" is a kind of...):

force (a powerful effect or influence)


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