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force·ful

 (fôrs′fəl)
adj.
Characterized by or full of force; effective: was persuaded by the forceful speaker to register to vote; enacted forceful measures to reduce drug abuse.

force′ful·ly adv.
force′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.forcefully - with full force; "we are seeing this film too late to feel its original impact forcefully"
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forcefully

adverb
With intense energy and force:
Idioms: hammer and tongs, tooth and nail, with might and main.
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forcefully

[ˈfɔːsfʊlɪ] ADV [say, express] → enérgicamente; [argue] → de forma convincente; [push, shove] → violentamente
he condemned the president for not acting more forcefullycondenó al presidente por no actuar de forma más enérgica or contundente
it forcefully struck him thatle llamó poderosamente la atención que ...
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

forcefully

[ˈfɔːrsfʊli] adv
(= emphatically) [speak] → énergiquement
[remind] → vivement
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forcefully

adv
(= forcibly) remove, movemit Gewalt, gewaltsam; (= violently) push, knockheftig
(= vigorously) act, interveneenergisch, entschlossen; argueeindringlich; deny, reject, criticizeentschieden; say, demand, remindnachdrücklich, eindringlich; it struck him forcefully that …es fiel ihm sehr auf, dass …
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forcefully

[ˈfɔːsfəlɪ] adv (argue) → efficacemente
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force

(foːs) noun
1. strength or power that can be felt. the force of the wind.
2. a person or thing that has great power. the forces of Nature.
3. (sometimes with capital) a group of men prepared for action. the police force; the Royal Air Force.
verb
1. to make (someone or something) do something, go somewhere etc, often against his etc will. He forced me to give him money.
2. to achieve by strength or effort. He forced a smile despite his grief.
forced adjective
done with great effort. a forced march.
ˈforceful adjective
powerful. a forceful argument.
ˈforcefully adverb
ˈforces noun plural
the army, navy and air force considered together. The Forces played a large part in the parade.
in/into force
in or into operation; working or effective. The new law is now in force.
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