Definitions of legislation

  1. the act of making or enacting laws Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. law enacted by a legislative body Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading. Medical Dictionary DB
  5. The act of making a law or laws; the laws so made. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Enactment of laws. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The act of legislating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. The act of making a law or laws. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. The act of giving or enacting laws. State v. Hyde, 121 Ind. 20, 22 N. E. 044. thelawdictionary.org
  10. (Enacting of) laws. Hence legislative a., legislatively adv. [Late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  11. n. The act of legislating or enacting laws. Cabinet Dictionary