Part of speech: noun

A law; statute; the act of enacting.

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Usage examples "enactment":

  1. This enactment, passed by the Scottish parliament of 1551, calls for notice upon other grounds besides those of morality. - "A Cursory History of Swearing", Julian Sharman.
  2. Such a measure will be proposed, and I recommend its enactment. - "State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge", Calvin Coolidge.
  3. And, or my own part, I feel no doubt that, whether by the adoption of such a measure as we have been considering, or by some other enactment, steps will before long be taken for the removal of this national disgrace. - "Constructive Imperialism", Viscount Milner.