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Pronunciation of Duress: Learn how to pronounce Duress in English correctly

Learn how to say Duress correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word duress:

[mass noun]
threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement:
confessions extracted under duress
Law constraint illegally exercised to force someone to perform an act.
archaic forcible restraint or imprisonment.

Middle English (in the sense ‘harshness, severity, cruel treatment’): via Old French from Latin duritia, from durus ‘hard’

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Spell duress with one r and a double s.