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enforcer

1. Someone who serves as a protector and/or keeps others from acting in an unwelcome manner, as through the use of physical strength or intimidation. I always keep a few enforcers around me for protection. We need an enforcer out here to make sure people don't push their way into the store when it opens.
2. In sports, especially ice hockey, a player who uses their physical strength to intimidate opponents and protect teammates. Their enforcer is out with an injury, so we should be able to push their smaller players around tonight.

enforcer

n. a bully; a thug or bodyguard. Sam is the perfect enforcer. Meaner than all get out.
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Last year, nabalitaan niyo ginulpi yung enforcer namin [Just last year, one of our traffic enforcers was even mauled.]' Garcia told the Inquirer Roundtable meeting on Wednesday.
Last August 16, MMDA chairman Danilo Lim said they have been in talks with Malacanang and the Department of Budget and Management to provide their enforcers with an incentive equivalent to a hazard pay, which the Commission on Audit has disapproved by saying MMDA personnel are not qualified to get such.
'Security plan has been devised for deployment of essential number of law enforcers at all important places,' he said.
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The traffic enforcer then asked help from his colleague, but the driver fled after she argued with them.
Initially, police said that a heavy contingent of law enforcers raided Khilji Goth near Kochi Camp, where Afghan refugees have been living for long, in an operation to flush out drug peddlers, but on seeing the law enforcers, the suspects resorted to firing and the law enforcers returned fire.
He said that law enforcers should utilise their energy to thwart nefarious designs of enemies, including those of criminals.
He said that law enforcers should utilize their energies to thwart nefarious designs of enemies including criminals.
Steven Maijoor, Chair, said: The convergence of supervision of IFRS financial statements continues to be an important area of activity for ESMA and European enforcers, and the 2017 Activity Report shows their commitment to the harmonisation of the application and enforcement of financial information in Europe.
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In the mock exercise, law enforcers from different departments including Police, Elite Force, Rescue 1122, Bomb Disposal Squad and Fire Brigade responded immediately after incident of attack at the school.
It is true that the reliance on enforcers has declined in the post-Gretzky era, in part because of the 1992 "instigator" rule that provides for an extra two minute penalty assessed to any player who engages in fighting without clear consent from his opponent.
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Law enforcers have provided photo of weapons belonging to detainee Aibek Sarybayev whose release is demanded by the villagers of Saruu (Jety-Oguz district, Issyk-Kul region).