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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To make people obey. Also: To bring about by being strict.

Usage examples (35)
  • The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
  • Be easy to enforce from a small fixed wing aircraft.
  • The idea that schools have the job of enforcing what family or society can; t enforce is a dangerous one.
  • One of he easiest rules to enforce is to require addressing the post, not the poster. for more
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