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Caused by necessity or force; compulsory:‘a period of enforced idleness’
- ‘Human rights will not be enforced without economic prosperity.’
- ‘For a long time, the Bald Eagle Protection Act, designed also to protect the beleaguered golden eagle, was not strictly enforced.’
- ‘It may or may not be dangerous depending on how puritanically the dogma part is enforced or implemented.’
- ‘This requirement is more strictly enforced once an area is declared a planning area.’
- ‘Security is not enforced by focusing on a single parameter.’
- ‘The levels of DDT found in our study were high, compared with levels in countries in which the ban is enforced.’
- ‘For the most part, its provisions were not enforced in courts.’
- ‘Any such option can be enforced at the end of the lease, however long the original term may be.’
- ‘However, work by Jain suggests that joint liability is rarely enforced in Bangladesh.’
- ‘By April 1941 ghettos had been enforced throughout German-occupied Poland.’
- ‘Moreover, the rule has never been enforced with any vigor, especially in minority churches, for whatever reason.’
- ‘This kind of restriction was especially enforced in Buddhist communities.’
- ‘Fortunately, the island has much to redeem it from the enforced architectural legacy of the 1953 earthquake.’
- ‘The basic problem is of course that parking regulations are not enforced.’
- ‘Radical change cannot be negotiated by governments; it can only be enforced by people.’
- ‘What was once enforced by the soft power of culture becomes enforced by the hard power of the state.’
- ‘A modern proponent of the Native warrior ethic, AIM supported tribal civil rights through enforced reform rather than legislation.’
- ‘Employers stopped negotiations over minimum insurance, which had to be enforced in the beginning of 2006.’
- ‘The enforced vacation time will be spread over the next five months, the company said.’
- ‘It was not capable of being enacted into law, let alone put into operation or enforced.’
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