the acting out or repetition of a past event or situation
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How to use re-enactment in a sentence
And Turn looks and feels like some sort of soft-focus dramatic-reenactment segment from a PBS documentary about Aaron Burr.‘Halt and Catch Fire’ and AMC’s Push to Reset Dramas | Andrew Romano | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Zaks had to find the delicate poise between vivid restating and slavish reenactment.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’ | Ross Wetzsteon | April 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The “reenactment” of the battle, an even more recent anachronism, dates back only to 1977.
It is during this horrific reenactment that Anwar has his first moment of pause for many years.Indonesian Killers Brought to Justice 50 Years Too Late in ‘The Act of Killing’ | Tom Sykes | July 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
As for her reenactment, Mia abandoned imitation: “The sex is all me.”This is What Actual Porn Stars Think of Celebrity Sex Tapes | Richard Abowitz | June 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Should any congressman propose their reenactment to-day, he would be looked upon as a crank and be laughed out of court.Thomas Jefferson | Edward S. Ellis et. al.
But there isn't, unless it's some law of the Bible, which isn't in force through reenactment in Ohio.The Leatherwood God | William Dean Howells
I secured the reenactment of the Civil Service Law, which under my predecessor had very foolishly been repealed.Theodore Roosevelt | Theodore Roosevelt
The next position that we established during the reenactment is frame 161 of the Zapruder motion picture film.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
And what is the comparison between the photograph from Zapruder film on that Exhibit No. 889 and the photograph from reenactment?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy