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enactment (n.)

1766, "passing of a bill into law," from enact + -ment. Meaning "a law, statute" is by 1783. Earlier was enaction 1620s.

updated on September 13, 2014

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Definitions of enactment from WordNet

enactment (n.)
the passing of a law by a legislative body;
Synonyms: passage
enactment (n.)
a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body;
Synonyms: act
enactment (n.)
acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture;
Synonyms: portrayal / characterization / personation
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