Definition of forcing in US English:

forcing

adjective

Bridge
  • (of a bid) requiring by convention a response from one's partner, no matter how weak their hand may be.

    ‘an opening bid of two clubs is forcing to game’
    forcing, compelling, exacting, extorting, extortion, demanding, requiring
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Pronunciation

forcing

/ˈfɔrsɪŋ//ˈfôrsiNG/