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law enforcementnoun [U]

the activity of making certain that the laws of an area are obeyed: His early career was in law enforcement officials/officers Several law enforcement officers were sent to Mexico to bring the prisoner back. The organization has worked with law enforcement agencies across the world to improve global internet security.
the police or other officials who stop crime or catch criminals: Law enforcement is sending a message that companies cannot do business one way in America, and another way in the developing world. The Act requires close cooperation between the private sector and law enforcement.
(Definition of law enforcement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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