legislation

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Legislation is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)
  • IPA: /ˌledʒ.ɪˈsleɪ.ʃən/

Noun[change]

Singular
legislation

Plural
legislations

  1. (uncountable) Legislation is the official laws and rules of a government.
    City council is planning new legislation regarding recycling.
    This new crime law is a very important piece of legislation.
    The legislation in Taiwan says that to be legally married the couple will need to be above the age of eighteen.'.
    Congress approved several pieces of legislation.
  2. (uncountable) Legislation is the process of making and passing laws.
    The government has the power of legislation.

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