[ en-akt ]
/ ɛnˈækt /
verb (used with object)
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.
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Origin of enact
en·act·a·ble, adjectiveen·ac·tor, nounpre·en·act, verb (used with object)re·en·act, verb (used with object)
un·en·act·ed, adjectivewell-en·act·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for enactor
/ (ɪnˈækt) /
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
Derived Formsenactable, adjectiveenactive or enactory, adjectiveenactment or enaction, nounenactor, noun
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