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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  enacted  or  passed  into  a  law;  a  law;  a 
  decree;  a  statute;  a  prescribed  requirement;  as  a 
  prohibitory  enactment;  a  social  enactment. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enactment 
  n  1:  the  passing  of  a  law  by  a  legislative  body  [syn:  {passage}] 
  2:  a  legal  document  codifying  the  result  of  deliberations  of  a 
  committee  or  society  or  legislative  body  [syn:  {act}] 
  3:  acting  the  part  of  a  character  on  stage  [syn:  {portrayal}] 




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