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enforced

Syllabification: en·forced
Pronunciation: /inˈfôrst
 
, enˈfôrst
 
/

Definition of enforced in English:

adjective

Caused by necessity or force; compulsory: a period of enforced idleness
More example sentences
  • Employers stopped negotiations over minimum insurance, which had to be enforced in the beginning of 2006.
  • For the most part, its provisions were not enforced in courts.
  • A modern proponent of the Native warrior ethic, AIM supported tribal civil rights through enforced reform rather than legislation.

Derivatives

enforcedly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Having completed his own enforcedly brief education, Mick worked briefly in Sydney and then headed for western New South Wales where he became a shearer.
  • When the source voltage is reduced to a prescribed voltage level, the microprocessor is enforcedly reset.
  • Because of her experience Daisy Bates was appointed a member of this expedition but she turned herself to welfare, moved by the miseries of the sick and elderly Aboriginals enforcedly exiled on the islands.

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