verb (used with object), en·forced, en·forc·ing.
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Many sheriffs in the area have said they don’t plan on enforcing the law, either.When states mandate masks, fewer people catch COVID-19||November 20, 2020|Popular Science
Capacity limits in bars or mask requirements in stores can be enforced through fines and closures.At dinner parties and game nights, casual American life is fueling the coronavirus surge|Karin Brulliard|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Swipe them all, turn an event that normally signifies the arrival of spring into an appetizer for Thanksgiving, and the 2020 Masters will have an entirely unprecedented feel, a pandemic-enforced flavor and visuals all its own.Masters golfers won’t see the blooms, but they will really miss hearing the roars|Barry Svrluga|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
But, of course, there’s a big difference between having a noise code and enforcing it.
E-commerce sales, which account for less than 5% of all retail sales in India, skyrocketed during the pandemic after New Delhi enforced a two-month nationwide lockdown.Indian logistics startup Xpressbees raises $110 million|Manish Singh|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
It is generally held to be unenforceable if the insured suicided while insane.
But other kinds of illegal contracts are not so obviously wicked as to make it clear that they are unenforceable.
The Statute of Frauds does not invalidate a verbal guarantee, but renders it unenforceable by action.
Hence, an agreement to sell goods is unenforceable if not supported by consideration.
Thus, a son worked for his father on his father's farm under an unenforceable contract with his uncle.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles