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leg·is·la·tion

legislation

 
 
pronunciation:
le jih sleI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a law made by a body of government.
Congress passed new legislation to protect the natural environment.
synonyms:
act
similar words:
amendment, bill
definition 2: the act or process of passing laws.
The senator worked hard at legislation concerning the environment.
synonyms:
lawmaking
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  government, legislature