Definition of enforce in English:
1Compel observance of or compliance with (a law, rule, or obligation).
- 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.
1.1Cause (something) to happen by necessity or force: there is no outside agency to enforce cooperation between the players
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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.
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