Translation of enforce in Spanish:


hacer respetar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈfɔrs//ɪnˈfɔːs//ɛnˈfɔːs//ɛnˈfɔrs/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (regulation/law) hacer respetar
    (law/regulation) hacer cumplir
    (law/regulation) hacer obedecer
    (ceasefire) hacer respetar
    (claim/right) hacer valer
    to enforce one's will imponer su voluntad
    • A judge has to enforce the law that is made by Parliament or made under the authority of Parliament.
    • The commissioner is responsible for enforcing the law regarding data protection and freedom of information
    • These contracts make explicit the duty parents have to impose boundaries and enforce discipline.
    • Jurisdiction to enforce laws relating to dumping follows the same pattern.
    • The letter then went on to give instances in which the government authorities enforced the rule of law.
    • Damages were being sought for compensation as a result of the council's negligent advice and not primarily to enforce a public law right.
    • There are also provisions that create statutory obligations to enforce the Act.
    • Far harder to deliver these promises and for external agencies to monitor and enforce them.
    • Before long, traffic cops would have to start enforcing the minimum speed requirement.
    • It is one thing to say that the powers of the civil courts can be invoked to enforce the criminal law.
    • Their duty and responsibility are to enforce the laws, to investigate, and to prosecute…
    • And how the Supreme Court decides them will be a telling indicator of its commitment to enforcing the rule of law.
    • The Legislature has yet to fund a task force charged with enforcing the act.
    • Schools must be responsible when awarding these contracts for enforcing the conditions in the tender agreements.
    • Strict liability offences are only necessary if there is no other means of achieving the ends of protecting the public and enforcing the law.
    • Just as predictably, he insisted that prosecutors and police were only enforcing the law.
    • First, the Attorney General enforces the law, both criminal and civil.
    • The policy calls for all police to strictly enforce the laws and arrest all drug dealers.
    • The way in which the police maintained order and enforced the law was itself supposed to be governed by legalistic procedures and constraints.
    • Both criminal and civil laws are enforced by a national police force.
  • 2enforced past participle

    (leisure/silence) forzoso
    (leisure/silence) impuesto
    • On Thursday, word got around that either the local or federal government was about to begin enforcing the mandatory evacuation.
    • In addition, some problems arise beyond the control of banks, such as difficulties with the legal system enforcing loan contracts and compensation.
    • It's been a force for enforcing peace.
    • Nor is it just a question of enforcing one demand.
    • He enforced his argument by adding details.
    • He had observed their altar dedicated to an unknown God; he knew their vague and imperfect notions of the Creator; and he enforced his argument by showing that these Stoic authors had written better than they knew.
    • The teenager's death prompted Stanwell residents to join forces to try to enforce a new traffic calming scheme in Long Lane.
    • This is in contrast to enforcing ethical norms, which is a matter all officials must be concerned about.
    • The alliance spokesperson also warns the council that enforcing their anti-bonfire directive could force people into burning refuse in their fireplaces.
    • Mainstream politicians are agreed that enforcing this regime is necessary to keep all chief executives happy.
    • Is the Assembly powerful enough to enforce a political solution outside the limits of the Constitution?
    • The argument only enforced his strong will and I knew he hated me.
    • While there are businesses that enforce mandatory retirement, I don't know much about them.
    • The good news is that most political forces are willing to enforce the changes.
    • He said yesterday that the problem would not be solved until a worldwide body was able to enforce the necessary changes.
    • He also agreed to make it easier for farmers to appeal against Government officials entering their farms or enforcing a compulsory vaccination or slaughter policy.
    • Perhaps the time has come to take this a step further, by enforcing compulsory contributions on both employers and employees.
    • If you are an employee, partner, affiliate or legal representative of any site which enforces compulsory user registration then we require you to complete our registration process.
    • I was sure that theme nights had some built-in stipulation enforcing dressing up, but alas I have to say I was related to everyone who made an effort.
    • He was apparently the only reporter in the city when U.S. forces were enforcing a crippling siege.