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

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


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