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Definition of Enforced

Enforced En*forced", a. Compelled; forced; not voluntary. ``Enforced wrong.' ``Enforced smiles.' --Shak. -- En*for"ced*ly, adv. --Shak.
Enforce En*force", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enforced; p. pr. & vb. n. Enforcing.] [OF. enforcier to strengthen, force, F. enforcir; pref. en- (L. in) + F. force. See Force.] 1. To put force upon; to force; to constrain; to compel; as, to enforce obedience to commands. Inward joy enforced my heart to smile. --Shak. 2. To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to enforce a passage. ``Enforcing furious way.' --Spenser. 3. To put in motion or action by violence; to drive. As swift as stones Enforced from the old Assyrian slings. --Shak. 4. To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests. Enforcing sentiment of the thrust humanity. --Burke. 5. To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws. 6. To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon. Enforce him with his envy to the people. --Shak.

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