enact

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verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

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>

enactor

play \-ˈnak-tər\ noun

Examples of enact in a sentence

  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


ENACT Defined for English Language Learners

enact

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verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

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

enact

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verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

Definition of enact for Students

enacted

enacting

  1. 1 :  to perform or act out <Two students enacted the story for the class.>

  2. 2 :  to make into law <enact legislation>

enactment

\-mənt\ noun

Law Dictionary

enact

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transitive verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

Legal Definition of enact

  1. :  to establish by legal and authoritative act :  make into law <enact a bill>



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