enact

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  • Models of the law were sent to each state where they were enacted.
  • Many states enacted laws to improve the conditions under which people lived and worked.
  • Young men enacting the part of women were frequently to be seen among them. Cited from France and England in North America, by F. Parkman
  • During his term of office, he was able to enact three important measures.
  • This scene is almost always re-enacted in film and television versions of the story.
  • What was her part in this drama that was enacting so close beside me? Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, May, 1862, Number V, by Various
  • All this time a different scene was enacting at the other end of the table. Cited from Lothair, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Usually a bill cannot become enacted until it has been read on a certain number of days in each house.
  • No such legislation has been enacted in other countries including the United Kingdom.
  • He attempted to enact a law which would have limited the amount of land that any individual could own.
  • He refused to enact a national constitution which resulted in greater conflict and more civil war.
  • In fact, no such laws have been enacted so far.
  • California became the first state to enact a modern old-age pension law.
  • Systems may also be able to re-enact true-to-life combat situations.
  • While these events were taking place, another of a more naval character was enacting elsewhere. Cited from Our Sailors, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • When a child re-enacts what he sees, he comes to a better understanding of its meaning. Cited from The Unfolding Life, by Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux
  • Party members may hold different views on legislation to be enacted at the state or federal levels.
  • During his last government, two important pieces of housing legislation were enacted.
  • Congress then enacted that a majority of the votes cast should be sufficient.
  • Twenty-six amendments have been enacted since the Constitution first came into operation.
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Meaning of enact

  • verb Act out; represent or perform as if in a play
    She reenacted what had happened earlier that day