enforcement

noun
en·​force·​ment

Legal Definition of enforcement

: the act or process of enforcing enforcement of the debt

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“Enforcement.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/enforcement. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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