[n] acting the part of a character on stage; dramaticially representing the character by speech and action and gesture
[n] the passing of a law by a legislative body
[n] a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
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1. The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law.
2. That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; a prescribed requirement; as, a prohibitory enactment; a social enactment.