Definition of enforcement in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfɔːsm(ə)nt/


[mass noun]
The act of compelling observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation: the strict enforcement of environmental regulations
More example sentences
  • 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.
imposition, implementation, application, carrying out, administration, administering, discharge, fulfilment, execution, prosecution, pursuance
rare effectuation
forcing, compelling, exacting, extorting, extortion, demanding, requiring
archaic constraint

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