enact

[ en-akt ]
/ ɛnˈækt /
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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.

Origin of enact

First recorded in 1375–1425, enact is from the late Middle English word enacten. See en-1, act
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British Dictionary definitions for re-enact (1 of 2)

re-enact


verb (tr)

to represent or perform (an event, etc) that has happened before

British Dictionary definitions for re-enact (2 of 2)

enact

/ (ɪnˈækt) /

verb (tr)

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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