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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Legislation \Leg`is*la"tion\ (-l[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F.
l['e]gislation, L. legis latio. See Legislator.]
The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws;
the laws enacted.
Pythagoras joined legislation to his philosophy.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: law enacted by a legislative body [syn: legislation,
2: the act of making or enacting laws [syn: legislation,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "legislation":
act, authorization, bill, bylaw, canon, concurrent resolution,
constitution, decree, dictate, dictation, edict, enaction,
enactment, form, formality, formula, formulary, institution,
joint resolution, jus, law, lawmaking, legalization, legislature,
legitimatization, lex, measure, ordinance, ordonnance, passage,
passing, prescript, prescription, regulation, resolution, rubric,
rule, ruling, sanction, standing order, statute, validation
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