Definition of 'in force'
Example sentences containing 'in force'
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Under the law then in force he became a citizen of Jamaica but not a British citizen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This restriction, already in force in many practices, will become general. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Why is this not already in force? Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are also used if people are already in forced marriages. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The government has introduced transitional arrangements for schemes already in force on budget day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet many of the laws remained in force through the colonial period without rousing much local opposition. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The local people always come in force here, it should make for a fantastic week. Times, Sunday Times (2011)City fans emerging on to the streets of Manchester may find the red hordes already out in force. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When international competition arrived in force, the British performance soon double faulted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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