legislature

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1676, from stem of legislator + -ure, cognate with (French): législature

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈlɛd͡ʒɪsˌleɪt͡ʃɚ/
    • (file)
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈlɛd͡ʒɪsləˌt͡ʃʊə/, /ˈlɛd͡ʒɪslət͡ʃə/

Noun[edit]

legislature (plural legislatures)

  1. A governmental body with the power to make, amend and repeal laws.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:legislature
    1. (Canada) The legislative assembly of a province or territory, as opposed to the federal parliament.
  2. (Canada) A legislative building.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • legislature at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • “legislature” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

legislature f

  1. plural of legislatura