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English Reference for yamunaku (やむなく)

Kanji
むなく
むなく
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Kana
やむなく
yamunaku
Definitions
adverb reluctantly, unwillingly, unavoidably, out of necessity
Example sentences
I was constrained to tell a lie
I was forced to go
Because of the storm, we were obliged to stay at home
I was compelled to go there
Because of the storm, we were obliged to stay at home
Hunger compelled the boy to steal money from the cash register
The police were forced to break into the apartment through the window
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