Duress

Definition of Duress

Du`ress´
n.1.Hardship; constraint; pressure; imprisonment; restraint of liberty.
2.(Law) The state of compulsion or necessity in which a person is influenced, whether by the unlawful restrain of his liberty or by actual or threatened physical violence, to incur a civil liability or to commit an offense.
v. t.1.To subject to duress.

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