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1. enforcement

noun. ['ɛnˈfɔrsmənt'] the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to.

Synonyms

  • execution
  • law enforcement
  • coercion
  • carrying out
  • implementation
  • infliction
  • imposition

Antonyms

  • denationalization
  • mobilization
  • nationalization

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • enforce (English)
  • enforcier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Enforcement

  • reinforcement
  • endorsement

Example sentences of the word enforcement


1. Noun, singular or mass
Release your fully-trained and certified police dog to the law enforcement agency to begin service as a police dog.

Quotes containing the word enforcement


1. In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends.
- Dirk Kempthorne

2. If it weren’t for physics and law enforcement, I’d be unstoppable.
- Darynda Jones, Fifth Grave Past the Light

3. FBI vs. CIA When a person works for the FBI for 20 years and retires,he gets a watch.When a person works for the CIA for 20 years and retires,he gets watched.I know this not because I'm in law enforcement or with the NSA ~I know this because I have HBO.
- Beryl Dov

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