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noun [countable]     enforcer pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    someone who is given the responsibility for making sure that a particular thing happens or is done, usually in government or business

    As chief enforcer his job was to push through the highly unpopular economic reforms.

  2. 2
    American a player in a game, especially hockey, whose job is to frighten members of the other team and to hurt them if they play in a rough or illegal way

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