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  • adjective not brought about by coercion or force

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  • adjective not brought about by coercion or force

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Examples

  • "A confession cannot fairly be called 'uncoerced' that results from the sort of calculated manipulation that appears to be present here - even if the police did not actually beat or torture the confessor, or threaten to do so," Judge Robert S. Smith wrote in a concurring opinion.

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  • But the candidate state religion may also itself have doctrines that eschew entanglement with worldly power, that warn against ostentatious display of religiosity, or that hold only truly uncoerced religious observance as pleasing to God.

    Pluralisms

  • Getty Images/MedicalRF.com There is another similarity between these disparities and the gender disparity that has engaged Ms. Hvistendahl's attention: They are mostly uncoerced.

    The Moral Outrage of 'Missing' Girls

  • Ali Soufan, left, one of the few Arabic-speaking agents at the FBI before 9/11, was able to solicit a great deal of uncoerced information from al-Qaeda insiders.

    The Longest War

  • Ali Soufan, left, one of the few Arabic-speaking agents at the FBI before 9/11, was able to solicit a great deal of uncoerced information from al-Qaeda insiders.

    The Longest War

  • Ali Soufan, left, one of the few Arabic-speaking agents at the FBI before 9/11, was able to solicit a great deal of uncoerced information from al-Qaeda insiders.

    The Longest War

  • But who could argue with the natural, totally uncoerced smiles and sparkle on all of those faces?

    Value Added

  • They also take direction from consortia of corporate executives who bundle their oh so legal and uncoerced donations which are not matched by compensating additions to their annual bonusses.

    Matthew Yglesias » School Lunch Or; How to Make Government Work

  • But who could argue with the natural, totally uncoerced smiles and sparkle on all of those faces?

    2009 June « Becca’s Byline

  • They also take direction from consortia of corporate executives who bundle their oh so legal and uncoerced donations which are not matched by compensating additions to their annual bonusses.

    Matthew Yglesias » School Lunch Or; How to Make Government Work

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