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enact

play
verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

Simple Definition of enact

  • : to perform (something, such as a scene in a play)

  • : to make (a bill or other legislation) officially become part of the law

Full Definition of enact

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to establish by legal and authoritative act; specifically :  to make (as a bill) into law

  3. 2 :  act out <enact a role>

en·ac·tor play \-ˈnak-tər\ noun

Examples of enact

  1. Congress will enact legislation related to that issue.

  2. The law was finally enacted today.



15th Century

First Known Use of enact

15th century



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