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Today I discovered that 得 has a related term 不得不 which is used to emphasize somebody had to do something they didn't want to.

In fact I'm not even sure what to call that relationship in English。

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You can use something like:

相关词

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So what would the full sentence be? –  Samuel Parsonage Mar 30 at 0:25
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You can obviously change this to fit your needs but I would say something like....我今天发现了'得'还有一个相关的词语叫做'不得不'-这个词语就是表示人家被逼做一些他们不想做的事。 –  user3306356 Mar 30 at 2:46
    
@SamuelParsonage The guy gave you what you wanted, I think it's only fair for you to upvote the answer and accept it in return. It's not fair to ask for a translation of the whole sentence in the answer without you showing any effort in doing so. –  deutschZuid Mar 31 at 23:31
    
@deutschZuid I was hoping for some confirmation before accepting... I don't know have the knowledge to determine if his answer was correct or not. Nor is it something I can "test", I can only go of the answer and responses of other knowledgeable people reading the said answer... However, since you seem to insist it's correct, fine, I'll upvote and accept it. –  Samuel Parsonage Apr 1 at 15:32
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I think 相关词 is too vague in this context
Grammatically, I would say "double negative"
Another similar term is
能 vs 不能不

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The word I would use is "unavoidable." (Could not be avoided.)

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