What does enforcement mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enforcement(noun)

    the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to


  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?

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How to say enforcement in sign language?

  1. enforcement


  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. Justin Trudeau:

    We should all feel safe walking in our cities and communities, we are monitoring this situation closely, and will continue working with our law enforcement partners around the country to ensure the safety and security of all Canadians.

  2. Rob Leathern:

    We've been training our automated systems to distinguish medical masks from non-medical masks and get better at detecting violating content with false urgency and health claims. While our enforcement won't ever be perfect, it will get better with time.

  3. Anthony Varvaro:

    In today’s day and age, everyone knows that law enforcement isn’t exactly the safest job, so you’ve just got to make sure that you make it home safe every night, that’s the first thing, and then the second thing is just to do my job, and to try to go to work every day to do what I took this job for, which is to help people.

  4. Abu Hurriya:

    Extremists mistrust law enforcement, and law enforcement has Islamophobic fears. Both sides need to realize the enemy is not as black-and-white as they perceive.

  5. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak:

    I have further ordered @tldm_rasmi( navy) and APMM( Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency) to conduct search and rescue efforts on Rohingya boats, we have to prevent loss of life.

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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