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  • Compelled: "unexceptional second-feature crime drama." "Compelled".  Compelled at BFI "Compelled". TV Guide.  "Compelled".  Compelled at the Internet Movie Database
  • Compelled signalling: of the called telephone number). The contrary of compelled signalling is referred to as non-compelled signalling. An example includes DTMF, where the originating

'Compelled' example sentence in quotations


* I could have spoken from Rhode Island where I have been staying ... But I felt that, in speaking from the house of Lincoln, of Jackson, and of Wilson, my words would better convey both the sadness I feel in the action I was compelled today to make and the firmness with which I intend to pursue this course until the orders of the federal court at Little Rock can be executed without unlawful interference. (On sending troops to enforce integration in Little Rock AR High School) - Dwight D Eisenhower

* Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals. - Vaclav Havel

* A fanatic is one compelled to action by the need to find a strong meaning in life. The fanatic determines for himself what role he is to play in life, and his intense devotion to a cause is the means. - Eugene E. Brussell


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  • Murphy felt 'compelled' to be new top Dog
    Bob Murphy says he felt "compelled" to accept the Western Bulldogs captaincy, saying the recent off-field upheaval has meant the players will begin with a "blank canvass" on his watch. Read more on this news related to 'Compelled'
  • From Assembly
    State owes Rs 398.27 cr to NEEPCO SHILLONG: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that the current outstanding dues of NEEPCO as on date is Rs 398.27 crore, inclusive of a delayed payment surcharge amounting to around Rs 100.00 crore. “Due to the huge outstanding dues, NEEPCO was compelled to regulate the power entitlement of the State from its various power generati Read more on this news related to 'Compelled'
  • Suppliers face loss-making deals as miners tighten screws
    Mining companies, compelled to cut yet more costs as metal prices fall, are ratcheting up pressure on suppliers of everything from diggers to diesel, forcing them to agree to financing deals and even loss-making ... Read more on this news related to 'Compelled'

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