What does enforcement mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enforcement(noun)

    the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to

Wiktionary

  1. enforcement(Noun)

    The act of enforcing; compulsion.

  2. enforcement(Noun)

    A giving force to; a putting in execution.

  3. enforcement(Noun)

    That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enforcement(noun)

    the act of enforcing; compulsion

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. enforcement.]

  2. Enforcement(noun)

    a giving force to; a putting in execution

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. enforcement.]

  3. Enforcement(noun)

    that which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. enforcement.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'enforcement' in Nouns Frequency: #2486

How to pronounce enforcement?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enforcement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enforcement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of enforcement in a Sentence

  1. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel:

    Every encounter between law enforcement and a resident is a teachable moment, the trust factor is not just a goal, it is a key ingredient to effective community policing, which is what you need for safety.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    I commend the law enforcement for apprehending these two individuals, but their apprehensions raise the immediate question: Who else is there? What are they planning next?

  3. Charles Nditije:

    We are satisfied that the U.N. has unanimously taken such a decision which we hope will also push for dialogue, we deplore, however, that they didn’t decide to deploy peace enforcement forces in the near future.

  4. Takeshi Onaga:

    We've heard 'strict enforcement of discipline' and 'thorough steps to stop recurrence' hundreds of times over the past several decades, but that nothing has changed.

  5. President Trump:

    Sarah is strong on Borders, tough on Crime, and fully supports the Second Amendment and our great law enforcement officers.

Images & Illustrations of enforcement

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Translations for enforcement

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  • изпълнение, принудаBulgarian
  • DurchsetzungGerman
  • eldevigoEsperanto
  • aplicación, compulsión, ejecución, coerciónSpanish
  • täytäntöönpano, toimeenpanoFinnish
  • handhavingDutch
  • execução, aplicação, observação, cumprimento, coerção, imposiçãoPortuguese
  • принуждение, осуществление, исполнение, правоприменениеRussian
  • Chinese

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