Verb(1) order by virtue of superior authority; decree(2) act out; represent or perform as if in a play
(1) Thus, she argues, Plath's poems enact a theatrical performance rather than a sincere expression of mourning.(2) The French Revolution was an attempt to enact his ideas.(3) Travelling drama groups visited different communities to enact short plays about gender violence.(4) Whereas a legislator must check his impulse to enact his religious precepts into law, an executive official faces a somewhat different problem.(5) He had urged the immediate creation of the national intelligence post and promised that if elected he would enact the commission's recommendations by executive fiat.(6) We may still, as a rule, like to believe in marriage, but the reality is that we are increasingly choosing not to enact that belief.(7) We needed time to enact the recommendations of the royal commission.(8) Because real people formulate and enact political ideas, it is often easy to locate the supposed evil of a given idea in its human agent.(9) Lumber company and government employees were more likely to enact recommendations that were convenient and cheap.(10) Without understanding why, she allowed herself to enact the strange thought.(11) In the United States, several states have already enacted genetic privacy laws.(12) We should remember that no other group of citizens is consulted before measures are enacted to prevent illegal activity.(13) And at the same time, several German states have already enacted the proposed French style bans on student attire.(14) Perhaps the dramatist was unwilling to repeat material recently enacted in the True Tragedy.(15) Hunted for its pelt, the lynx declined until protective legislation was enacted in the 1970s.(16) The work combines Latin and English liturgical texts and medieval poetry, with a dramatic enaction of the Passion story.
1. pass ::
2. act out ::
3. ordain ::
1. repeal ::
2. rescind ::
3. revoke ::
Different Formsenact, enacted, enacting, enactment, enactments, enacts
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