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self-enforcing

[ self-en-fawr-sing, -fohr- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɛnˈfɔr sɪŋ, -ˈfoʊr- /

adjective

of or having the capability of enforcement within oneself or itself; self-regulating.

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Nearby words

self-effacing, self-elected, self-employed, self-employment, self-energizing, self-enforcing, self-esteem, self-evident, self-examination, self-excited, self-exculpatory

Origin of self-enforcing

First recorded in 1950–55
Related formsself-en·force·ment, noun
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