[ en-fawr-ser, -fohr- ]
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  1. a person or thing that enforces.

  2. the member of a group, especially of a gang, charged with keeping dissident members obedient.

  1. a person, especially a public official, who enforces laws, regulations, rules, or the like.

  2. Also called policeman. Ice Hockey. a physically intimidating or willingly belligerent player who is counted on to retaliate when rough tactics are used by the opposing team.

Origin of enforcer

First recorded in 1570–80; enforce + -er1

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