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enact

verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

: 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

transitive verb
1
:  to establish by legal and authoritative act; specifically :  to make (as a bill) into law
2
:  act out <enact a role>
en·ac·tor \-ˈnak-tər\ noun
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Examples of ENACT

  1. Congress will enact legislation related to that issue.
  2. The law was finally enacted today.

First Known Use of ENACT

15th century
ENACTOR Defined for Kids

enact

verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\
en·act·eden·act·ing

Definition of ENACT for Kids

1
:  to perform or act out <Two students enacted the story for the class.>
2
:  to make into law <enact legislation>
en·act·ment \-mənt\ noun

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