HyperDic: enforcement

English > 1 sense of the word enforcement:
NOUNactenforcementthe act of enforcing
enforcement > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > enforcement: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to.
NarrowercoercionThe act of compelling by force of authority
execution, implementation, carrying outThe act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
imposition, inflictionThe act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
law enforcementEnsuring obedience to the laws
Broadersocial controlControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action
Spanishaplicación, coerción, compulsión, ejecución, imposición
Verbsenforceensure observance of laws and rules
enforcecompel to behave in a certain way

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