in force

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

in force

  1. With a substantial number of men capable of exerting force or of making a show of force.
    The police arrived in force at dawn to raid the drug lab.
  2. With a substantial display of resources.
    They made the presentation in force to try to impress the client.
  3. (law, insurance) In effect; applicable.
    Some of the old laws against treason are no longer in force.

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