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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·act /ɪˈnækt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·act v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Enacting.]
 1. To decree; to establish by legal and authoritative act; to make into a law; especially, to perform the legislative act with reference to (a bill) which gives it the validity of law.
 2. To act; to perform; to do; to effect. [Obs.]
    The king enacts more wonders than a man.   --Shak.
 3. To act the part of; to represent; to play.
    I did enact Julius Caesar.   --Shak.
 Enacting clause, that clause of a bill which formally expresses the legislative sanction.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·act, n. Purpose; determination. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King
           ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews";
           "the legislature enacted this law in 1985" [syn: ordain]
      2: act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She
         reenacted what had happened earlier that day" [syn: reenact,
          act out]