- 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 p)[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.
More example sentences
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.