Definition of legislation in English:

legislation

Line breaks: le¦gis¦la|tion
Pronunciation: /lɛdʒɪsˈleɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

mid 17th century (denoting the enactment of laws): from late Latin legis latio(n-), literally 'proposing of a law', from lex 'law' and latus 'raised' (past participle of tollere).

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