HyperDic: enactment

English > 3 senses of the word enactment:
NOUNactenactment, passagethe passing of a law by a legislative body
communicationenactment, acta legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
actenactment, portrayal, characterization, personationacting the part of a character on stage
enactment > pronunciation
Soundsehnae'kmahnt; ehnae'ktmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > enactment: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe passing of a law by a legislative body.
Synonympassage
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlegislation, legislating, lawmakingThe act of making or enacting laws
Spanishaprobación, promulgación
Verbsenactorder by virtue of superior authority
English > enactment: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
Synonymact
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerdecree, edict, fiat, order, rescriptA legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
legislative act, statuteAn act passed by a legislative body
nullitySomething that is null (especially an enactment that has no legal validity)
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishacta, ley
Catalanacta
English > enactment: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningActing the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech / speech and action and gesture.
Synonymsportrayal, characterization, personation
Narrowercharacter, role, theatrical role, part, personaAn actor's portrayal of someone in a play
impressionAn impressionistic portrayal of a person
Broaderacting, playing, playacting, performingThe performance of a part or role in a drama
Spanishactuación, interpretación, representación
Catalaninterpretació, representació
Verbsenactact out

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