into force

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of into force

: into the condition of actually working or operating : into effect
  • The law came/went into force last year.
  • The regulations have not yet been put/brought into force.

Word by Word Definitions

force play
  1. : strength or energy exerted or brought to bear : cause of motion or change : active power

  2. used with a number to indicate the strength of the wind according to the Beaufort scale

  3. : moral or mental strength

  1. : to do violence to

  2. : to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means

  3. : to make or cause especially through natural or logical necessity


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