verb (used with object), en·forced, en·forc·ing.
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It’s sometimes a know-it-when-you-see-it situation, which makes it complicated to enforce.
Very quickly, political campaigners began asserting the tech giant was enforcing policies in a way that was biased against their campaigns.Technical glitch in Facebook's ad tools creates political firestorm|Sara Fischer|October 30, 2020|Axios
The center, which had been cited before the pandemic for failing to enforce hand-washing protocols or to properly handle soiled linens, passed both inspections.As pandemic raged and thousands died, government regulators cleared most nursing homes of infection-control violations|Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Shawn Mulcahy|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The move is the latest example of the brewing frustrations among labor advocates and Democrats over OSHA’s refusal to aggressively enforce workplace safety during the pandemic.Health-care workers file lawsuit against OSHA, accusing agency of failing to keep them safe|Eli Rosenberg|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Federal candidates have to file data about their fundraising and spending with the Federal Election Commission, the agency that enforces campaign finance law, on a regular schedule.