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Grammar detail: ~を余儀(よぎ)なくされる

~を余儀(よぎ)なくされる - forced to ~
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よぎ
余儀
なくされる
means
forced to ~
The を object marker indicates what you were forced to do, in noun form.
げんぱつ
原発
じこ
事故
ため
おお
じゅうみん
住民
ひなん
避難
よぎ
余儀
なくされた

Many people were forced to evacuate due to the nuclear accident.
かれ
けんこうじょう
健康上
りゆう
理由
じにん
辞任
よぎ
余儀
なく
された
He was compelled to resign on account of ill health.
In English the thing you are forced to do is usually expressed as a verb. In Japanese, since the object is in noun form, こと must be added for typical verbs; する verbs can simply drop the する.
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国債
しゅうし
収支
きき
危機
はっせい
発生
せいふ
政府
けいざい
経済
ブレーキかけること
よぎ
余儀
なく
された
The balance of payments crisis emerged, forcing the government to put a brake on the economy.
よぎ
余儀
literally means 'another method'. Here it is combined with なく, the adverbial form of ない (not), and される (the passive form of する, 'is done'). So the literal meaning is something like 'another method is made to not be' - ie, all other options were eliminated, and you are forced to do something.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ヨ   surplus; left over; extra   あま to leave over   あま to be left over   
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ギ    ceremony   
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ゲン   はら meadow   
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ハツ   ホツ    emission, discharge   
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ジ   ズ   こと thing; matter   
コ   strike   ゆえ reason; deceased   
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タ   おお many   
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ジュウ   す to live, to dwell   すまう to live (concept)   
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ミン   たみ people   
ヒ   さける to avoid   
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ナン   むずかしい difficult   かた hard   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ケン   すこやか healthy   
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コウ    peace, composure   
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ジョウ   ショウ   うえ above   うわ- above   あげる to raise   あがる to rise   かみ first half, upper part   のぼ to climb   のぼせる to bring up, to raise   のぼ to bring up   
リ    logic   
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ユ   ユウ   ユイ   よし reason   
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ジ   やめる quit   
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ニン    responsibility   まか    まかせる to entrust (to)   
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コク   くに country   
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サイ    debt, loan   
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シュウ   おさめる to supply; to pay; to achieve; to obtain   
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シ   ささえる to support   
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キ   あぶない dangerous   あやぶむ to be apprehensive of   あやうく barely, narrowly; almost   
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キ    machine   はた loom   
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セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
セイ   ショウ   まつりごと government   
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フ    borough   
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ケイ   キョウ   へ to elapse   
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サイ   finish   す to be finished   すます to be through with   
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