Enact



[en-akt] /ɛnˈækt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to make into an act or statute:
Congress has enacted a new tax law.
2.
to represent on or as on the stage; act the part of:
to enact Hamlet.
/ɪnˈækt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make into an act or statute
2.
to establish by law; ordain or decree
3.
to represent or perform in or as if in a play; to act out
v.

early 15c., from en- (1) “make, put in” + act. Related: Enacted; enacting.

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