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en·force

 (ĕn-fôrs′)
tr.v. en·forced, en·forc·ing, en·forc·es
1. To compel observance of or obedience to: enforce a law.
2. To impose (a kind of behavior, for example): enforce military discipline.
3. To give force to; reinforce: "enforces its plea with a description of the pains of hell" (Albert C. Baugh).

[Middle English enforcen, from Old French enforcier, to exert force, compel, and from enforcir, to strengthen : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + force, strength; see force.]

en·force′a·bil′i·ty n.
en·force′a·ble adj.
en·force′ment n.
en·forc′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enforceable - capable of being enforced
unenforceable - not enforceable; not capable of being brought about by compulsion; "an unenforceable law"; "unenforceable reforms"
Translations

enforceable

[ɪnˈfɔːsəbl] ADJ [law, rule] → ejecutable, que se puede hacer cumplir

enforceable

[ɪnˈfɔːrsəbəl] adj [rights] → exécutoire; [contract, agreement] → exécutoire; [law, regulation] → exécutoire

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