Definition of legislature in English:
The legislative body of a country or state: the Nevada state legislature passed a law to prohibit dumping of nuclear waste
More example sentences
- It is expected that the draft law will be voted on by the legislature at the end of April.
- The bill passed by the legislature was narrowly tailored to apply only to the one case.
- It is the job of Congress and state legislatures to pass laws of general applicability.
Late 17th century: from legislation, on the pattern of judicature.
Words that rhyme with legislaturemusculature
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