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enactments

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Enactment \En*act"ment\, noun

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) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

enactment

noun

1: the passing of a law by a legislative body [syn: {enactment}, {passage}]

2: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body [syn: {act}, {enactment}]

3: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture [syn: {portrayal}, {characterization}, {enactment}, {personation}]


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