duress of goods
- The act of illegally keeping or threatening to keep another person's property, resulting in that person having no choice but to participate in a transaction
- She had no choice but to sell her car at a low price due to the duress of goods.
- The store owner was accused of duress of goods for refusing to release the customer's items unless they purchased additional goods.
- Due to the duress of goods, he felt obligated to sign the contract to avoid losing his personal belongings.