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enact

verb

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to put into effect through legislative or authoritative action
  • Congress enacts all laws relating to foreign trade and immigration

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The first known use of enact was in the 15th century

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“Enact.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enact. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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