Definition of enforcement :
1. A giving force to; a putting in execution.
2. That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.
3. The act of enforcing; compulsion.
requirement (part of speech: noun)
enforcing, carrying out, fulfilling, obligation, necessitation, martial law, compulsory action, lash, prescription, compelling necessity, coercion, exaction, spur, duress, translating into action, impulsion, pressure, whip, constraint, crackdown, implementation, insistence
cause (part of speech: noun)
elicitation, motivator, grounds, execution, action, inspiration, force, evocation, determinant, compunction, root, origination, mainspring, stimulus, cause, drive, factor, effectuation, motive, source, provocation, compulsion, basis, generation
- 1. There is many a slip 'twixt the making of a law and its enforcement. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
- At that time public sentiment in most countries on the continent of Europe, and also in both Old and New England, demanded rigid enforcement of all laws which that false, mischief- working creed had engendered and recorded in statute- books. - "Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism", Allen Putnam.
- Furthermore, during February, 1903, Congress appropriated $ 500, 000 to be expended under the direction of the Attorney- General for the better enforcement of the anti- trust and interstate commerce laws. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.