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English verb: enact

1. enact (social) order by virtue of superior authority; decree

SamplesThe King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews.
The legislature enacted this law in 1985.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)decree

Narrower (hyponym)legislate, pass, reenact

2. enact (creation) act out; represent or perform as if in a play

SamplesShe reenacted what had happened earlier that day.

Synonymsact out, reenact

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)act, play, represent

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