self-enforcing

adjective
self-en·​forc·​ing | \ ˌself-in-ˈfȯr-siŋ How to pronounce self-enforcing (audio) \

Definition of self-enforcing

: containing in itself the authority or means that provide for its enforcement

First Known Use of self-enforcing

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-enforcing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-enforcing. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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