Enforcement

Definition of Enforcement

En`force´ment
n.1.The act of enforcing; compulsion.
He that contendeth against these enforcements may easily master or resist them.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
Confess 't was hers, and by what rough enforcement
You got it from her.
- Shak.
2.A giving force to; a putting in execution.
Enforcement of strict military discipline.
- Palfrey.
3.That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.
The rewards and punishment of another life, which the Almighty has established as the enforcements of his law.
- Locke.

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carrying out, coaction, completion, compulsion, compulsiveness, constraint, discharge, effectuation, execution, forcing, fulfillment, inevitability, irresistibility, necessity, obligation, obligement, observance, prosecution, restraint, transaction
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