Meaning of “enforce” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ɪnˈfɔːs/

to make people obey a rule or law:

It is the duty of the police to enforce the law.

to make a particular situation happen, or to make people accept it:

The new teacher failed to enforce discipline.
enforcement noun [ U ]

law enforcement

(Definition of “enforce” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)