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enforce

  

      vb   tr  
1    to ensure observance of or obedience to (a law, decision, etc.)  
2    to impose (obedience, loyalty, etc.) by or as by force  
3    to emphasize or reinforce (an argument, demand, etc.)  
  enforceable      adj  
  enforceability      n  
  enforcedly      adv  
  enforcement      n  
  enforcer      n  
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enforce

  
  
administer, apply, carry out, coerce, compel, constrain, exact, execute, implement, impose, insist on, oblige, prosecute, put in force, put into effect, reinforce, require, urge  

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