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Meaning of "enabling act" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENABLING ACT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENABLING ACT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Enabling act is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENABLING ACT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Enabling act

An enabling act is a piece of legislation by which a legislative body grants an entity which depends on it for authorization or legitimacy of power to take certain actions. For example, enabling acts often establish government agencies to carry out specific government policies in a modern nation. The effects of enabling acts from different times and places vary widely.

Definition of enabling act in the English dictionary

The definition of enabling act in the dictionary is a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENABLING ACT

enable
enablement
enabler
enabling
enabling legislation
enabling technology
enact
enactable
enaction
enactive
enactment
enactor
enactory
enacture
enalapril
enallage
enamel
enamel paint
enamel painting
enameled

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENABLING ACT

balancing act
class act
clean up one´s act
double act
get in on the act
high-wire act
illocutionary act
juggling act
juristic act
locutionary act
opening act
perlocutionary act
sex act
speech act
support act
vanishing act

Synonyms and antonyms of enabling act in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translator English - Chinese

授权法
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ley habilitante
570 millions of speakers

English

enabling act
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सक्षम करने अधिनियम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العمل تمكين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

позволяет акт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

norma habilitante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আইন সক্রিয় করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

loi d´habilitation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membolehkan tindakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ermächtigungsgesetz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

有効行為
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가능 행위
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngaktifake tumindak
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tạo điều kiện cho hành động
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செயல் செயல்படுத்துகிறது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कार्य करण्यास सक्षम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Harekete geçirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

legge delega
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umożliwiając akt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дозволяє акт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

act care să permită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιτρέποντας πράξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sodat Wet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

möjliggör akt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fullmaktslov
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of enabling act

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENABLING ACT»

The term «enabling act» is regularly used and occupies the 83.492 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENABLING ACT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about enabling act

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENABLING ACT»

Discover the use of enabling act in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to enabling act and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Constitution and Enabling act of the state of Oklahoma ...
AUTRY, reported in 91 Pacific Rep. 193, the Supreme Court of Oklahoma construed the Enabling Act, and declared several propositions of law. For the convenience of members of the bar, we append the syllabus : Definition of " Constitution.
Oklahoma, 1907
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Enabling Act and Constitution of the State of South Dakota
South Dakota. court in any of the territories mentioned in this act, shall abate by the admission of any such state into the union but -the same shall be transferred and proceeded with in the proper United States circuit, district or state court as the ...
South Dakota, 1913
3
Planning and Urban Design Standards
Standard State Zoning Enabling Act In 1921, an advisory committee on zoning appointed by Secretary of Commerce (and, later, President) Herbert Hoover developed the Standard State Zoning Enabling Act (SZEA). After several revisions, the ...
American Planning Association, 2006
4
Enabling Act and State Constitution with Side Notes and Index
Washington (State). an agreement in reference thereto is reached by the states. But if at the election for delegates to the constitutional convention in South Dakota a majority of all the votes cast at that election shall be "Against the Sioux Falls ...
Washington (State), 1905
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Oklahoma Enabling Act and Election Laws: Laws Governing ...
Laws Governing Elections Extended to and Put in Force in the Indian Territory. Wilson's Revised and Annotated Statutes, [Secs. 1977-1978] with Acts and Amendments of 1905-6. Rev. 1906 C. B. Weeks, Indian territory, Oklahoma ._g_ And the ...
C. B. Weeks, Indian territory, Oklahoma, 1906
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Handbook of Massachusetts Land Use and Planning Law: Zoning, ...
Acts 601 delegated power to the municipalities to regulate only certain buildings. 27 The regulation of land and some structures was outside its scope.28 This narrow focus of the Zoning Enabling Act was eliminated with the adoption of 1925 ...
Mark Bobrowski, Aspen Publishers, 2002
7
Introduction to Law
enabling act Congressional enactment that creates the authority in the executive to organize and oversee an administrative agency by establishing specific legislative goals and objectives. delegation doctrine Principle that Congress may not ...
Beth Walston-Dunham, 2008
8
How the West Was Lost
The California Enabling Act is reasonably typical of all the other western states ( except Nevada)73 and is quoted in part. Both parts of the California Enabling Act, quoted below, are extremely important for two very different reasons. The first ...
William C. Hayward, 2000
9
Administrative Law
Other methods of legislative control, such as funding the agency, approving the agency officials, and political controls, will be covered in this chapter. Control by the Enabling Act The initial control is the enabling act which creates the agency.
John DeLeo, 2008
10
Landmark Legislation 1774-2012: Major U.S. Acts and Treaties
... 185 Employment Act (1946), 272, 274–275 Enabling Act (1802), 28–29 Enabling Act (1811), 38 Enabling Act (1816), 46 Enabling Act (1817), 46 Enabling Act (1818), 49 Enabling Act (1819), 48, 50 Enabling Act (1846), 81, 82 Enabling Act ...
Stephen W. Stathis, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENABLING ACT»

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An Oil Sector Reform Agenda for the Buhari Administration
The NNPC has, for too long, operated on the premise of a blank cheque purportedly granted it by its enabling Act. The recent dissolution of the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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School trust fund managers seek legislative changes for flexibility …
... approved a resolution Tuesday seeking changes to the Utah Constitution and the Utah Enabling Act, which granted statehood in 1896. «Salt Lake Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Arizona lawmaker says designation of Grand Canyon Watershed …
Thorpe explained that when Arizona became a state in 1912, lawmakers worked with Congress to enter into an Enabling Act, which allowed ... «Grand Canyon News, Jul 15»
4
Dear Editor
In order to get the voters to approve this, action limitations were included. HB 4032, or The Enabling Act, limited the District to: no compensation ... «Colorado County Citizen, Jul 15»
5
Honest debates are worth the dignity, integrity of Utah and its citizens
Ivory and many others involved in helping our state recover control of our public lands as promised in Utah's Enabling Act. The motives of those ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
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In Our View: Forest Plan Not So Simple
It is a fair question, but the 1889 Enabling Act that allowed Washington to join the United States included this provision: "The people inhabiting ... «The Columbian, Jul 15»
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48 days to opine on Boyne City's Master Plan
Boyne City Manager Michael Cain said the State Zoning Enabling Act requires municipalities to update their master plan on a fairly regular ... «The Boyne City Gazette, Jul 15»
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Soldiers are not meant to die unprotected: Civil society
He said AFSPA was an enabling Act. “It is needed to protect soldiers as they are fighting battle-hardened insurgents trained and armed with ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
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Shakespeare and jokes aside, it's only the Hitlers who want to kill …
March 13, 1933: An enabling act made Hitler a dictator. April 26, 1933: The Nazis took over the state secret police as the Gestapo. May 10 ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jul 15»
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AI: 'No accountability' for rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir
... against the army," said Chadha, adding that the AFSPA was an enabling act needed to fight the proxy war by Pakistan in the northern state. «Deutsche Welle, Jul 15»

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