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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Definitions for perforce

  1. By necessity; by force of circumstance.

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Citations for perforce
It will be an astonishing sight, should it come to pass, and even those of us who have followed every twist and turn of this process will perforce rub our eyes. , Irish Times
. . .the error of supposing that, because everything indeed is not right with the world, everything must accordingly be wrong with the world; the error of supposing that, because we are plainly not a race of angels, we must perforce be a race of beasts. James Gardner, National Review
Origin of perforce
Perforce comes from French par force, "by force."