Enactment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈnæktmənt|  American pronunciation of the word enactment
Brit.  |ɪˈnaktm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word enactment

noun

- the passing of a law by a legislative body (syn: passage)
- a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body (syn: act)
- acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture (syn: characterization, personation, portrayal)

Examples

...as a result of an enactment by Congress, this breathtaking canyon will be permanently protected from development...

...the enactment of the murder is never actually shown on screen...

We support the call for the enactment of a Bill of Rights.

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman