- to make into an act or statute: Congress has enacted a new tax law.
- to represent on or as on the stage; act the part of: to enact Hamlet.
Origin of enact
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- to make into an act or statute
- to establish by law; ordain or decree
- to represent or perform in or as if in a play; to act out
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Word Origin and History for un-enacted
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