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legislation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Legislation  \Leg`is*la"tion\  (-l[=a]"sh[u^]n),  n.  [Cf.  F. 
  l['e]gislation,  L.  legis  latio.  See  {Legislator}.] 
  The  act  of  legislating;  preparation  and  enactment  of  laws; 
  the  laws  enacted. 
 
  Pythagoras  joined  legislation  to  his  philosophy. 
  --Lyttelton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  legislation 
  n  1:  a  law  enacted  by  a  legislative  body  [syn:  {statute  law}] 
  2:  the  act  of  legislating  [syn:  {legislating},  {lawmaking}] 




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