What Does Act Mean?

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The word act can mean to do something, a deed or to perform. It is also the acronym of the American college test. In law, act means a bill which passed through all the legislative steps needed and has become law.
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act
[akt]
NOUN
1.
anything done, being done, or to be done; deed; performance: a heroic act.
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the process of doing: caught in the act.
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a formal decision, law, or the like, by a legislature, ruler, court, or other authority; decree or edict; statute; judgment, resolve, or award: an act of Congress.
4.
an instrument or document stating something done or transacted.
5.
one of the main divisions of a play or opera: the second act of Hamlet.
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The word act refers to a specific type of law. These are laws that are passed in a somewhat different fashion in other laws. An example of such a law is the tax act.
Act could stand for Aristotle's philosophical notion, or a recoding of a legal contract. Act could also mean a part of a play or a law passed in parliament.
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