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en·force

enforce

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn fors
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part of speech: verb
inflections: enforces, enforcing, enforced
definition: to put in force; make people obey.
The town council makes the rules and the police enforce them.The principal enforces the school rules.
 
similar words:
administer, execute, implement, impose, prosecute
derivations: enforceable (adj.), enforceability (n.), enforcer (n.)
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