legislation

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin lēgislātiō (the giving of the law).

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Noun[edit]

legislation (usually uncountable, plural legislations)

  1. The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.
  2. Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body

Hyponyms[edit]

  • (enacted laws): rooster (obsolete slang; legislation solely intended to benefit the legislators)

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