Meaning of “unenforceable” in the English Dictionary

"unenforceable" in British English

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unenforceableadjective

uk /ˌʌn.ɪnˈfɔː.sə.bəl/ us /ˌʌn.ɪnˈfɔːr.sə.bəl/

If a rule or law is unenforceable, it is impossible to force people to obey it.

(Definition of “unenforceable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unenforceable" in Business English

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unenforceableadjective

uk /ˌʌnɪnˈfɔːsəbl̩/ us /-ˈfɔːr-/

LAW an unenforceable law or system cannot be accepted as legal in a court of law:

Sections of the amendment are unenforceable under federal law.

that people cannot be made to obey, or that cannot be made to work effectively:

The proposed reforms are so complex that they will be virtually unenforceable in practice.

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