Meaning of “law enforcement” in the English Dictionary

"law enforcement" in Business English

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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.
law enforcement officials/officers Several law enforcement officers were sent to Mexico to bring the prisoner back.

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.

(Definition of “law enforcement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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