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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.
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enforced

(ɪnˈfɔːst)
adj
imposed by force, despite efforts to prevent it
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Adj.1.enforced - forced or compelled or put in force; "a life of enforced inactivity"; "enforced obedience"
unenforced - not enforced; not compelled especially by legal or police action; "too many unenforced laws can breed contempt for law"
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enforced

adjective imposed, required, necessary, compelled, dictated, prescribed, compulsory, mandatory, constrained, ordained, obligatory, unavoidable, involuntary the announcement of an enforced air embargo on Iraq
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Translations

enforced

[ɪnˈfɔːst] ADJ [idleness, exile, silence] → forzoso, forzado
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enforced

[ɪnˈfɔːrst] adj [absence] → forcé(e); [departure, retirement] → forcé(e); [idleness] → forcé(e); [silence] → forcé(e)
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enforced

[ɪnˈfɔːst] adjimposto/a, forzato/a
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References in classic literature ?
There is some difference of opinion whether this clause should be enforced by national or by State authority; but surely that difference is not a very material one.
And while I do not choose now to specify particular acts of Congress as proper to be enforced, I do suggest that it will be much safer for all, both in official and private stations, to conform to and abide by all those acts which stand unrepealed, than to violate any of them, trusting to find impunity in having them held to be unConstitutional.
The fugitive-slave clause of the Constitution, and the law for the suppression of the foreign slave-trade, are each as well enforced, perhaps, as any law can ever be in a community where the moral sense of the people imperfectly supports the law itself.
Can treaties be more faithfully enforced between aliens than laws can among friends?
Had no external dangers enforced internal harmony and subordination, and particularly, had the local sovereigns possessed the affections of the people, the great kingdoms in Europe would at this time consist of as many independent princes as there were formerly feudatory barons.
Had the States complied punctually with the articles of Confederation, or could their compliance have been enforced by as peaceable means as may be used with success towards single persons, our past experience is very far from countenancing an opinion, that the State governments would have lost their constitutional powers, and have gradually undergone an entire consolidation.
And this precept, my worthy disciples, if you read with due attention, you will, I hope, find sufficiently enforced by examples in the following pages.
Supreme Court until having perhaps been enforced for many
(4) On which side is discipline most rigorously enforced?
Also a few pages might have been given up profitably to the consideration of the indigenous flora and fauna of Kukuanaland.[*] Then there remains the most interesting subject--that, as it is, has only been touched on incidentally--of the magnificent system of military organisation in force in that country, which, in my opinion, is much superior to that inaugurated by Chaka in Zululand, inasmuch as it permits of even more rapid mobilisation, and does not necessitate the employment of the pernicious system of enforced celibacy.
The UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka, Hanaa Singer, has said that the world body was encouraged by Sri Lanka's ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance in 2016 and particularly by the establishment of the Office of Missing Persons in 2017.
The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances was observed across the world on Aug 30 with Pakistan yet to implement different recommendations put forward by the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) after its visit to the country in 2012.