Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The enacting of a law a second time; the renewal of a law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The repetition of an earlier (usually historic) event, as a performance or social event.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun performing a role in an event that occurred at an earlier time

Etymologies

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re- + enact + -ment

Examples

  • Recycling or reenactment is arguably a bad sign, especially when one is already putting the reader in mind of the subject matter of The Dying Animal.

    Zuckerman Undone

  • Recycling or reenactment is arguably a bad sign, especially when one is already putting the reader in mind of the subject matter of The Dying Animal.

    Zuckerman Undone

  • Most of the techniques aim for the extended targets, or the head, just the areas you're not supposed to strike in reenactment - fair enough since we wear modern protective gear for WMA, whereas your friend on a reenactment field is probably wearing an authentic open-faced helmet.

    Not going smiting...

  • When you dig into them, I think that you might just find that some of the very best moments of the DCAU occur throughout Superman: TAS, whether is the pitch-perfect origin reenactment in the early episodes to the first meeting of the two icons in “World’s Finest”.

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  • PERT: It's the maybe the spinal cord because they were young children once and things happened to them, and people -- Freud had a concept called reenactment whereby we tend to go back and try to reenact things that sort of traumatized us a long time ago.

    CNN Transcript Aug 2, 2008

  • He used the opportunity to scold Sydney and Dixon yet again for not staying around for the ceremony and forced them to sit through a word-for-word reenactment of his acceptance speech.

    Mind Games

  • He used the opportunity to scold Sydney and Dixon yet again for not staying around for the ceremony and forced them to sit through a word-for-word reenactment of his acceptance speech.

    Mind Games

  • The film version is almost a word-for-word reenactment of the books 'most important plot points, leaving out some of the more controversial elements that gave the book a dark overtone.

    Elites TV

  • Team America a word-for-word reenactment of the script before being shot down.

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  • The trial reenactment, which is being scripted by Assistant District Attorney Sandra L. Hautanen, will be part of an open house beginning at 4 p.m. June 4 at Worcester's new courthouse.

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