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 latest round of sanctions, enacted in November 2016, targeted North Korean exports of coal and various metals with the goal of reducing the nation’s export revenue by 25 percent.
The 2018 operating budget was submitted to the council just four days after the bill was enacted into law.
A recent study from the Grantham Research Institute found that the mere existence of the accord had prodded dozens of countries to enact new clean-energy laws.
Texas joins more than 40 states that have enacted statewide ride-hailing regulations, including Florida last month.
Justice Clarence Thomas, writing for the court, surveyed the laws of other states as of 1996, when the federal law was enacted.
Smith attended the meeting to provide a synopsis of some of the bills enacted by the Legislature during its most recent session.
In the summer of 1619, two dozen white men met inside a church in Jamestown, Va., to set tobacco prices and enact prohibitions on gambling and drunkenness.
Anti-terrorism laws enacted after the 9/11 attacks had left the U.S. share of international tourism in tatters compared with other nations.
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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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