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force-feed

(fôrs′fēd′)
tr.v. force-fed (-fĕd′), force-feed·ing, force-feeds
1. To compel to ingest food; feed forcibly, especially by mechanical means.
2. To force to assimilate: prisoners of war being force-fed the party line.
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Translations

force-feeding

[ˈfɔːsˌfiːdɪŋ] Nalimentación f a la fuerza
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