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From enact +‎ -ment.

NounEdit

enactment (plural enactments)

  1. The act of enacting, or the state of being enacted.
    The actors' powerful enactment of the play was breathtaking.
    The enactment of this law will be a great step backward for our country.
  2. (law) A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body.
    The enactments passed by the council that year included sweeping reforms.

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