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

 en·act·ment /-ˈnæk(t)mənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·act·ment n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the passing of a law by a legislative body [syn: passage]
      2: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a
         committee or society or legislative body [syn: act]
      3: acting the part of a character on stage; dramaticially
         representing the character by speech and action and
         gesture [syn: portrayal, characterization, personation]