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enactment

noun en·act·ment \-ˈnak(t)-mənt\

Definition of ENACTMENT

1
:  the act of enacting :  the state of being enacted
2
:  something (as a law) that has been enacted
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Examples of ENACTMENT

  1. <as a result of an enactment by Congress, this breathtaking canyon will be permanently protected from development>
  2. <the enactment of the murder is never actually shown on screen>

First Known Use of ENACTMENT

1792

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