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

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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. Tamara Lawrence:

    We train and operate in dynamic, complex and ambiguous environments and our operators are empowered and trusted to independently make difficult decisions during missions, they have consistently proven that their empowerment and trust is warranted. Allegations that indicate otherwise are, and will continue to be, investigated by the appropriate military and law enforcement authorities.

  2. Kirsten Allen:

    This town hall will include representatives from law enforcement, advocacy groups and community members and other relevant stakeholders who are influential in this space to ensure that all perspectives and concerns are heard, the Caucus co-chairs and caucus members seek to understand these perspectives and, in turn, will use them to inform potential policy and programming solutions on the federal level.

  3. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan:

    Today’s looting and acts of violence in Baltimore will not be tolerated, i strongly condemn the actions of the offenders who are engaged in direct attacks against innocent civilians, businesses and law enforcement officers. There is a significant difference between protesting and violence and those committing these acts will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law.

  4. Leigh Henry:

    The threat is still the gillnet, but Leigh Henry’re now dealing with a whole new industry, instead of legal shrimp fishers, we’re now dealing with transnational organized crime and people working on the black market. In the last few years, the Mexican government has stepped up its efforts to curtail poaching in the Gulf of California – the body of water that separates the Baja Peninsula from the rest of Mexico – adding in June two small boats, a number of vehicles and 135 sailors to an enforcement force deployed in 2015 under the Upper Gulf of California Integrated Protection Program. The new support joined the 13 ships, five vehicles, a helicopter-carrying ship and a plane already deployed to combat illegal fishing in the region. The U.S., which is seen as the main transshipment country for the totoaba’s bladders, has also joined in the fight against traffickers. Last year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 1,328 pounds of totoaba fish bladders that were in route to Hong Kong. While conservationists agree that the main battle to save the totoaba and vaquita is in Mexican water, they acknowledge that the demand for the bladders in China is the reason for the illegal trade and argued that officials in Beijing and Hong Kong need to crack down on the underground fish trade. ' WORLD'S SADDEST POLAR BEAR' MOVED AFTER OUTPOURING OF OUTRAGE TOWARDS CHINESE MALL The problem, experts argue, is that wildlife trafficking is so pervasive in the world’s most populous nation that authorities are stretched thin and forced to give priority to larger cases.

  5. Holly Thomas:

    As with any public event in New York City, security elements are extensive - from the very visible presence of law enforcement officers to wide-ranging behind-the-scenes security operations.

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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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