transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [law/regulation] hacer* respetar or cumplir or obedecer; [ceasefire] hacer* respetar; [claim/right] hacer* valer to enforce one's will imponer* su voluntadMore example sentences1.2
(enforced past participle of/participio pasado de)[leisure/silence] forzoso, impuestoMore example sentences
- Damages were being sought for compensation as a result of the council's negligent advice and not primarily to enforce a public law right.
- And how the Supreme Court decides them will be a telling indicator of its commitment to enforcing the rule of law.
- The letter then went on to give instances in which the government authorities enforced the rule of law.
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- It's been a force for enforcing peace.
- The teenager's death prompted Stanwell residents to join forces to try to enforce a new traffic calming scheme in Long Lane.
- The good news is that most political forces are willing to enforce the changes.
- The argument only enforced his strong will and I knew he hated me.
- Nor is it just a question of enforcing one demand.
- He enforced his argument by adding details.
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In Spain, pinchos are small portions of food, often on a cocktail stick, eaten in a bar or cafe. Often free, they are similar to