Meaning of “enact” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “enact” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enact" in American English

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enactverb [ T ]

us /ɪˈnækt/

to make a law, or to make an idea into a law:

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"enact" in Business English

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enactverb [ T ]

uk /ɪˈnækt/ us

LAW to make a law or a rule become official:


There must be consultation with employer and employee representatives before the enactment of new regulations.

(Definition of “enact” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)