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 for Enforced
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enforced \En*forced"\, a.
     Compelled; forced; not voluntary. "Enforced wrong." "Enforced
     smiles." --Shak. -- En*for"ced*ly, adv. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Inward joy enforced my heart to smile. --Shak.
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     2. To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to
        enforce a passage. "Enforcing furious way." --Spenser.
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     3. To put in motion or action by violence; to drive.
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              As swift as stones
              Enforced from the old Assyrian slings. --Shak.
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     4. To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge
        with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests.
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              Enforcing sentiment of the thrust humanity. --Burke.
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     5. To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect
        to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws.
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     6. To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon.
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              Enforce him with his envy to the people. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: forced or compelled or put in force; "a life of enforced
             inactivity"; "enforced obedience" [syn: enforced,
             implemented] [ant: unenforced]

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