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enactment

[en-akt-muh nt] /ɛnˈækt mənt/
noun
1.
the act of enacting.
2.
the state or fact of being enacted.
3.
something that is enacted; a law or statute.
4.
a single provision of a law.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; enact + -ment
Related forms
nonenactment, noun
reenactment, noun
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Examples for reenactment
  • For some ghosts, it would seem, war reenactment isn't enough.
  • And you'll find that on almost any reenactment website.
  • Once again, models are ready to strut and designers take their bows in the latest reenactment of the emperor's new clothes.
  • The students enjoyed the reenactments and wanted to reenact their stories again after seeing the other group's reenactment.
  • Each year hundreds of people attend the exercise at the monument, and thousands view the reenactment of the landing.
  • The debate over this provision stalled the reenactment of the entire law.
  • Historical reenactment archery is popularly used in historical reenactment events.
Word Origin and History for reenactment
enactment
1817, from enact + -ment.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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