Definitions for enactmentɛnˈækt mənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. enactment, passage(noun)

    the passing of a law by a legislative body

  2. act, enactment(noun)

    a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

  3. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation(noun)

    acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. enactment(Noun)

    The act of enacting, or the state of being enacted.

  2. enactment(Noun)

    A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Enactment(noun)

    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. Enactment(noun)

    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


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