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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enforcement  \En*force"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  enforcement.] 
  1.  The  act  of  enforcing;  compulsion. 
 
  He  that  contendeth  against  these  enforcements  may 
  easily  master  or  resist  them  --Sir  W. 
  Raleigh. 
 
  Confess  't  was  hers,  and  by  what  rough  enforcement 
  You  got  it  from  her  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  giving  force  to  a  putting  in  execution. 
 
  Enforcement  of  strict  military  discipline. 
  --Palfrey. 
 
  3.  That  which  enforces,  constraints,  gives  force,  authority, 
  or  effect  to  constraint;  force  applied. 
 
  The  rewards  and  punishment  of  another  life,  which 
  the  Almighty  has  established  as  the  enforcements  of 
  his  law.  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enforcement 
  n  :  the  act  of  enforcing 




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