enactment

  • 1 Enactment — En*act ment, n. 1. The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; …

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  • 2 enactment — en·act·ment n 1: the act of enacting: the state of being enacted 2: something (as a law) that has been enacted Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 enactment — [n1] playacting achievement, acting, depiction, execution, impersonation, performance, personation, personification, playing, portrayal, representation; concepts 263,292 enactment [n2] law; authorization command, commandment, decree, dictate,… …

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  • 4 enactment — 1817, from ENACT (Cf. enact) + MENT (Cf. ment) …

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  • 5 enactment — ► NOUN 1) the process of enacting. 2) a law that has been passed …

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  • 6 enactment — [en akt′mənt, inakt′mənt] n. 1. an enacting or being enacted 2. something enacted, as a law or decree …

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  • 7 enactment — [[t]ɪnæ̱ktmənt[/t]] enactments 1) N VAR: usu N of n The enactment of a law is the process in a parliament or other law making body by which the law is agreed upon and made official. [TECHNICAL] We support the call for the enactment of a Bill of… …

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  • 8 enactment — noun a) The act of enacting, or the state of being enacted. The actors powerful enactment of the play was breathtaking. b) A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body. The enactment of this law will be a great… …

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  • 9 enactment — enact UK US /ɪˈnækt/ verb [T] ► LAW to make a law or a rule become official: »The government is to enact a law aimed at improving safety on construction sites. enactment noun [C or U] ► »There must be consultation with employer and employee… …

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  • 10 enactment — noun 1) the enactment of a Bill of Rights Syn: passing; ratification, sanction, approval, authorization; imposition 2) congressional enactments Syn: act, law, bylaw, ruling, rule, re …

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  • 11 enactment — noun Date: 1792 1. the act of enacting ; the state of being enacted 2. something (as a law) that has been enacted …

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  • 12 enactment — /en akt meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of enacting. 2. the state or fact of being enacted. 3. something that is enacted; a law or statute. 4. a single provision of a law. [1810 20; ENACT + MENT] * * * …

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  • 13 enactment — Synonyms and related words: accomplishment, achievement, act, acting, administration, aping, bill, bylaw, canon, characterization, commission, completion, concurrent resolution, conduct, constitution, decree, demonstration, dictate, dictation,… …

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  • 14 enactment — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Law] Syn. edict, decree, statute; see law 3 . 2. [Acting] Syn. performance, personification, impersonation, playing; see acting . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The formal product of a legislative or judicial body: act,… …

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  • 15 enactment — n. legislation, decree; representation, performance …

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  • 16 enactment — noun 1》 the process of enacting. 2》 a law that has been passed …

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  • 17 enactment — n. 1. Enacting. See the verb. 2. Law, act, decree, edict, ordinance …

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  • 18 enactment — n 1. legislation, making or passing into law, ratification, sanctioning, approval. 2. motion, proposal, measure, bill, legislation; law, statute, ordinance, rule, regulation; act, decree, edict, proclamation, declaration, pronouncement. 3.… …

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  • 19 enactment — en·act·ment …

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  • 20 enactment — See: enact …

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