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enactment

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noun en·act·ment \-ˈnak(t)-mənt\

Definition of enactment

  1. 1 :  the act of enacting :  the state of being enacted

  2. 2 :  something (as a law) that has been enacted



Examples of enactment in a sentence

  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>



1792

First Known Use of enactment

1792


Law Dictionary

enactment

noun en·act·ment

Legal Definition of enactment

  1. 1 :  the act of enacting :  the state of being enacted

  2. 2 :  something (as a law) that has been enacted





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