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 making a law or laws; the laws so made. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Enactment of laws. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. The act of legislating. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. The act of making a law or laws. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for legislation

  1. The irony of beneficent legislation – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  2. And this candidate must be equally the foe of class legislation and the friend of State rights. – Trumps by George William Curtis