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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENFORCING

There is to be no landlords, no policemen, no means of enforcing the law.

Again, what are the instruments with which society is enforcing its purpose?

Their laws and their methods of enforcing the law were those of a very young people.

They have the means of extortion, and the power of enforcing payments.

Karam, the captain, also hesitated in enforcing the commands of Mole.

Again, there are cases where there are no means of enforcing indemnity.

It was to make the kingdom of God come by announcing and enforcing the mind and will of God.

To what good end are you now enforcing your predigested foods?

A term comprehending all the officials employed in enforcing the customs.

We injure the health of the Child by enforcing on it silence.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "to drive by physical force;" mid-14c., "make an effort; strengthen a place; compel," from Old French enforcier or from en- (1) "make, put in" + force. Related: Enforced; enforcing.

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