enactment

[ en-akt-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈækt mənt /

noun

the act of enacting.
the state or fact of being enacted.
something that is enacted; a law or statute.
a single provision of a law.

Nearby words

  1. enabler,
  2. enabling,
  3. enabling act,
  4. enact,
  5. enactive,
  6. enactory,
  7. enalapril,
  8. enalapril maleate,
  9. enallage,
  10. enamel

Origin of enactment

First recorded in 1810–20; enact + -ment

Related formsnon·en·act·ment, nounre·en·act·ment, noun

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Word Origin and History for enactment

enactment

n.

1817, from enact + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper