[per-fawrs, -fohrs]
of necessity; necessarily; by force of circumstance: The story must perforce be true.

1300–50; per + force; replacing Middle English par force < Middle French Unabridged
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perforce (pəˈfɔːs)
by necessity; unavoidably
[C14: from Old French par force; see per, force1]

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Word Origin & History

early 14c., par force, from O.Fr. par force (12c.), lit. "by force" (see force). With L. per substituted 17c. for Fr. cognate par.
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Example sentences
Perforce says its software provides highly detailed logs and auditing tools by default.
Your moral bankruptcy antedates your fraud perforce.
And since artists and those who sell and buy their work must perforce eat, cafes and restaurants have followed.
Every painter must perforce apply pigment in irregular patches.
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