Definition of enforcement in English:


Syllabification: en·force·ment
Pronunciation: /enˈfôrsmənt


  • The act of compelling observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation: the strict enforcement of environmental regulations
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    • Effective enforcement would be a must for any new parking strategy, says the Civic Society.
    • For laws to work, however, effective enforcement and sanctions must be in place.
    • The dialogue between pub communities will be of huge help to police enforcement of any banning orders.

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