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compulsion

Psychiatry an inner drive that causes a person to perform actions, often of a trivial and repetitive nature, against his or her will

compulsion

[kəm′pəl·shən]
(psychology)
An irresistible, impulsive act performed by an individual against his conscious will and usually arising from an obsession.
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Recorded accidents, incidents and the concerns of other staff will also help to support a decision to compulsorily retire an employee.
Perhaps we should ask the owner Edmund Thornhill exactly which fields he would prefer to see compulsorily purchased?
Aragon securityholders whose Aragon shares options are compulsorily acquired will receive their consideration later than if they accept the Offers before the end of the Offer period.
BAE confirmed the workers would be made compulsorily redundant while around 2000 will leave voluntarily or move to other jobs in the company.
The companya€™s RO10 million compulsorily convertible bond issue on rights basis is expected to open shortly, which will take the net worth to RO44.
Why on earth has the council not moved to compulsorily purchase this much-loved amenity now so acutely under threat?
LONDON, March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Everseal Mailers Ltd's sister company Evrite Ltd was compulsorily wound-up in the High Court on 17th March 2010 as a result of its failure to pay a GBP 25,000 debt owed to the supplier of Everseal Mailers' tape seal product.
The police officers are Sub-Inspector Muhammad Iqbal and Assistant Sub-Inspector Muhammad Ibrahim awarding punishment of Dismissal from service, Sub-Inspector Muhammad Arif and Assistant Sub-Inspector Ghulam Shabbir awarded punishment of forfeiture of two years approved service, Sub-Inspector Allah Rakha awarded punishment of Censure, Sub-Inspector Haseeb Anjum awarded punishment of warning, Constable Muhammad Amin awarded punishment of Compulsorily retired from service, whereas the Show Cause Notice Sub-Inspector Muhammad Yaqub has been filed.
Festival carnival What rained, I felt young children good These This money obtained compulsorily from rich and poor alike deserves to be treated with respect.
Acquisition completed and minority interests compulsorily acquired
Though it is likely 75 employees will be made compulsorily redundant, we are still looking at finding these employees alternative roles," said a spokeswoman.
Despite significant pressures in the marketplace, BT is managing its costs without the intention of making any of its permanent employees compulsorily redundant.