Examples of enact in a Sentence
Congress will enact legislation related to that issue.
The law was finally enacted today.
Recent Examples of enact from the Web
The deal will eliminate 99 percent of tariffs when fully enacted, said the official, who asked not to be named because the proceedings were private.
The mandate came as the state faced budget problems, and legislators enacted an income tax increase over Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto to raise $1.2 billion over two years.
Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska said congressional leaders’ prospects of overturning parts of the 2010 Affordable Care Act and enact their own provisions in its place were dimming.
Nuclear weapons programs would receive $13.9 billion under the bill, which House appropriators say equals a nearly $1 billion boost above fiscal 2017 enacted levels.
Lara, an openly gay man who voted for the bill that enacted the travel ban, used his own money and not state funds, the Times reported.
There's a law against U.S. citizens interfering with diplomacy, called the Logan Act, which has never been prosecuted (it was enacted in 1799).
If the Senate repeals the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump will be in good position to overhaul the tax code and enact a massive infrastructure program, Rep. Duncan Hunter said in a forum on Monday.
Pitino is the fourth major college basketball coach suspended under NCAA coach responsibility legislation, which was enacted in 2005.
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First Known Use of enact
ENACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enact for English Language Learners
: to perform (something, such as a scene in a play)
: to make (a bill or other legislation) officially become part of the law
ENACT Defined for Kids
Definition of enact for Students
1 : to perform or act out Two students enacted the story for the class.
2 : to make into law enact legislation
Legal Definition of enact
: to establish by legal and authoritative act : make into law enact a bill
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