enactment

[ en-akt-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈækt mənt /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for re-enactment

re-enactment

noun

the acting out or repetition of a past event or situation
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Word Origin and History for re-enactment
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