HyperDic: legislation

English > 2 senses of the word legislation:
NOUNcommunicationlegislation, statute lawlaw enacted by a legislative body
actlegislation, legislating, lawmakingthe act of making or enacting laws
legislation > pronunciation
Soundsleh.jhahsley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > legislation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninglaw enacted by a legislative body.
Synonymstatute law
Category ofDepartment of Justice, Justice Department, Justice, DoJThe United States federal department responsible / responsible for enforcing federal laws / laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation)
legislation, legislating, lawmakingThe act of making or enacting laws
unamended(of legislation) not amended
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part ofstatute bookA record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction
Narrowerenabling legislationlegislation that gives appropriate officials the authority to implement or enforce the law
occupational safety and health act, federal job safety lawA law passed by the United States Congress that created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent employees from being injured or contracting diseases in the course of their employment
Broadercivil lawThe body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
Spanishlegislación, ley estatutaria
Catalanlegislació
Adjectiveslegislativeof or relating to or created by legislation
Verbslegislatemake laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation
English > legislation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making or enacting laws.
Synonymslegislating, lawmaking
Category offilibusterobstruct deliberately by delaying
reconsiderConsider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
legislation, statute lawlaw enacted by a legislative body
Narrowercriminalization, criminalisationlegislation that makes something illegal
decriminalization, decriminalisationlegislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
enactment, passageThe passing of a law by a legislative body
Broadergovernment, governing, governance, government activity, administrationThe act of governing
Spanishlegislación
Catalanlegislació
Verbslegislatemake laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

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