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by 趙永祥 2015-06-30 06:41:20, Reply(0), Views(312)




 
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Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

coercion

Improper use (or threat of improper use) of authorityeconomic power, physical force, or other such advantage, by a party to compel another tosubmit to the wishes of its wielder. Agreements entered into, or testaments signed, under coercion are considered illegal and invalid. See also duressand undue influence
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The contract was nullified after it was found out that the union president had used coercion to made the company president sign it.
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