Word family noun enforcement enforcer adjective enforceable enforced verb enforce
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenforcementen‧force‧ment /ɪnˈfɔːsmənt $ -ɔːr-/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable] when people are made to obey a rule, law etc law enforcement
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enforcementYet there were two main barriers to the exaction and enforcement of such concessions.Implementation and enforcement can occasionally be patchy.Like other enforcement agents, the field man is gatekeeper to the apparatus of control.They should also be given and encouraged to use enforcement powers where necessary.law enforcementFor years, federal law enforcement officials were reluctant to penetrate the movement.The bill was blocked last year by conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats concerned about over-zealous federal law enforcement.Police spoke of a benign new law enforcement tactic no more intrusive than a video camera at a convenience store.Justice in Rio is normally so slow that the effect on law enforcement is almost negligible.No SenFed world is required to have them, and the Vadinamians prefer to manage their own law enforcement.Rotating law enforcement officers is a textbook concept straight out of police administration 101.