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English noun: enactment

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


Synonymspassage


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


Synonymsact


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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