en·force / enˈfôrs/ • v. [tr.] compel observance of or compliance with (a law, rule, or obligation). ∎ cause (something) to happen by necessity or force: there is no outside agency to enforce cooperation between the players. DERIVATIVES: en·force·a·ble / -əbəl/ adj. en·force·ment n. en·forc·er n.
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