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enactment

[en-akt-muh nt] /ɛnˈækt mənt/
noun
1.
the act of enacting.
2.
the state or fact of being enacted.
3.
something that is enacted; a law or statute.
4.
a single provision of a law.
Origin of enactment
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; enact + -ment
Related forms
nonenactment, noun
reenactment, noun
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n.

1817, from enact + -ment.

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