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Enactment vs. Reenactment — What's the Difference?

Enactment vs. Reenactment — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Enactment and Reenactment

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Enactment

The act of enacting.

Reenactment

To enact again
Reenact a law.

Enactment

The state of being enacted.

Reenactment

To perform again
Reenacted the dancer's movements.

Enactment

Something that has been enacted
"Dance itself is the enactment of an energy which must seem ... untrammeled, effortless, masterful" (Susan Sontag).
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Reenactment

To act out or re-create dramatically (a historical event, for example)
Reenact a famous trial.

Enactment

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.

Reenactment

The process of enacting again.
The reenactment of a former law

Enactment

(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.

Reenactment

The repetition of an earlier (usually historic) event, as a performance or social event.
They're going to the Civil War battle reenactment this weekend.

Enactment

(Malaysia) A law enacted by state legislatures of Malaysia.

Reenactment

The enacting or passing of a law a second time; the renewal of a law.

Enactment

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.

Enactment

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.

Enactment

The passing of a law by a legislative body

Enactment

A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

Enactment

Acting the part of a character on stage; dramaticially representing the character by speech and action and gesture

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