enact enact  /ɪ ˈnækt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) act out; represent or perform as if in a play
  2. (v) order by virtue of superior authority; decree

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Our focus must be clear: enact policies to create jobs today.
  2. Though confronted with a growing climate crisis, the nation has struggled to find scalable, society-wide solutions--and the political will to enact them.
  3. The Family Research Council and other social conservative groups called on Congress Tuesday to enact a national ban against assisted suicide.

News

  1. Maine Lawmakers Push Hard for GMO Food Labels

    No GMO Wheaties Connecticut made an official vow to enact legislation requiring GMO labels last week, but with the stipulation that it wouldn't become law until four other states — including one that shares a border — passed similar laws. New York may be down for the count , but now Maine has stepped up to the plate with a bill of its own, and owing to strong bipartisan support, it went through ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. Bloomberg to donors: Stop supporting Democrats against background checks

    (CNN) – Michael Bloomberg's quest to enact stricter gun control measures continued Wednesday with a request from the billionaire New York City mayor to top Democratic donors: Stop supporting Senate incumbents who voted against a measure in April that would have bolstered background check requirements on gun sales. Those Democratic senators – Mark Begich of […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

  3. Manuel Neuer voices character in German version of Pixar’s Monsters University

    For Franck Ribery, the best way to wind down after Bayern Munich's epic treble-winning season is to re-enact his favorite scenes from Miami Vice on his speedboat. Teammate Manuel Neuer, however, will spend the summer as a filmstar, as his … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "She has actively opposed the efforts of New York City, and cities around the state and nation, to enact common-sense measures that keep illegal guns out of the hands of criminals," Bloomberg said in a statement.
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Reuters

  2. "I realize there are those who say these plans are too ambitious to enact," Obama said. "To that I say that the challenges we face are too large to ignore. I didn't come here to pass on our problems to the next president or the next...
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  3. "No matter what happens, we're going to enact health care reform by the end of the year," Schumer said.
    on Aug 4, 2009 By: Charles Schumer Source: Workforce Management

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