enactment vs portrayal what difference

what is difference between enactment and portrayal

English

Etymology

From enact +‎ -ment.

Noun

enactment (countable and uncountable, plural enactments)

  1. 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.
  2. (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.

Related terms

  • reenactment

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English

Etymology

portray +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌpɔɹˈtɹeɪ.əl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪəl

Noun

portrayal (plural portrayals)

  1. The act of portraying.
  2. The result of portraying; a representation, description, or portrait.
    • 1866, Charlotte Yonge, The Dove in the Eagle’s Nest
      He had already designed the portrayal of his father as the old white king, and himself as the young white king, in a series of woodcuts illustrating the narrative which culminated in the one romance of his life, …
    • 1909, Arnold Bennett, Literary Taste
      For days afterwards you will not be able to look upon a child without recalling Lamb’s portrayal of the grace of childhood.

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