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Verb: enact  en'akt or in'akt
  1. Order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    "the legislature enacted this law in 1985";
    - ordain
  2. Act out; represent or perform as if in a play
    "She enacted what had happened earlier that day";
    - reenact, act out

Derived forms: enacted, enacting, enacts

Type of: act, decree, play, represent

Encyclopedia: Enact