enforcement

[ en-fawrs-muhnt, -fohrs- ]
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noun
  1. the act or process of enforcing.

  2. something that enforces.

Origin of enforcement

1
1425–75; late Middle English <Anglo-French, Old French. See enforce, -ment

Other words from enforcement

  • non·en·force·ment, noun
  • pre·en·force·ment, noun
  • pro·en·force·ment, adjective
  • su·per·en·force·ment, noun

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