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enforce (something) on (one)

To make one subject to something, such as a rule or law. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enforce" and "on." Are you really going to enforce this law on me, your own sister?
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enforce something on someone

to make a law effective with regard to someone. I can't enforce this on her if I don't enforce it on you. This law can't be enforced on anyone.
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The Court's decision made clear that the FAA applied to the vast majority of employees and was available to employers seeking to enforce compulsory arbitration agreements.
Companies must establish and enforce a "corporate privacy policy" that is applied consistently across all of their operations, whether paper-based or online, Lyles advises.