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carry out

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to compel observance of

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ensure observance of laws and rules

compel to behave in a certain way

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Pedantic and hypercritical, meddlesome and fault-finding, he was a terror to the clerks under him, whom he worried in their work, enforcing the rules rigorously, and arriving himself with such terrible punctuality that not one of them dared to be a moment late.
Maston abusing the learned Belfast as usual, who was by his side; the secretary of the Gun Club maintaining for the thousandth time that he had just seen the projectile, and adding that he could see Michel Ardan's face looking through one of the scuttles, at the same time enforcing his argument by a series of gestures which his formidable hook rendered very unpleasant.
As to which quantity there was a perpetual fight going on between the master and his form--the latter insisting, and enforcing by passive resistance, that it was the prescribed quantity of Homer for a shell lesson; the former, that there was no fixed quantity, but that they must always be ready to go on to fifty or sixty lines if there were time within the hour.
Apt scholar that he was, they were equally apt teachers, never allowing him to linger long in error, and enforcing their teaching with their sharp teeth.
The overweighted beast of burden, or the overweighted slave, can for certain instants shift the physical load, and find some slight respite even in enforcing additional pain upon such a set of muscles or such a limb.
The mob hitherto had been passive spectators of the scene, but as the intelligence of the Pickwickians being informers was spread among them, they began to canvass with considerable vivacity the propriety of enforcing the heated pastry-vendor's proposition: and there is no saying what acts of personal aggression they might have committed, had not the affray been unexpectedly terminated by the interposition of a new-comer.
The clergyman's horse, stumbling with a dull blunt sound among the graves, was cropping the grass; at once deriving orthodox consolation from the dead parishioners, and enforcing last Sunday's text that this was what all flesh came to; a lean ass who had sought to expound it also, without being qualified and ordained, was pricking his ears in an empty pound hard by, and looking with hungry eyes upon his priestly neighbour.
It's a matter of coming up with means of enforcing state law.
Bush so strongly favored enforcing UN resolutions that he said he would commit U.
More importantly, these tools effectively bind service tiers to applications enforcing compliant service delivery.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is responsible for enforcing compliance with the provisions in section 43 of the FDI Act.
Unfortunately, he said, "the meat and poultry industry has used lawsuit after lawsuit since then to stop the government from enforcing these important food safety standards.
The DHHS Office of Civil Rights will enforce civil violations of the Privacy Rule, and the Department of Justice will enforce criminal violations; the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible only for enforcing the transactions and code set standards, with compliance due October 16, 2003.
Sygate protects against attacks such as the SQL Slammer worm by challenging each device as it gets on the network, enforcing that necessary patches are applied.
Brill maintains that the burden of creating, communicating and enforcing data privacy policies can be eased if approached holistically, with input from all company units and through a process overseen by a privacy officer.