afforcement

noun
af·​force·​ment | \ a-ˈfȯrs-mənt, ə- \
plural -s

Definition of afforcement

: an afforcing (as of a court or jury)

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First Known Use of afforcement

1783, in the meaning defined above

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“Afforcement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afforcement. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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