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English noun: enactment

1. enactment (act) the passing of a law by a legislative body


Broader (hypernym)lawmaking, legislating, legislation

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. enactment (communication) a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body


Broader (hypernym)instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Narrower (hyponym)decree, edict, fiat, legislative act, nullity, order, rescript, statute

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. enactment (act) acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

Synonymscharacterization, personation, portrayal

Broader (hypernym)acting, performing, playacting, playing

Narrower (hyponym)character, impression, part, persona, role, theatrical role

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