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legislation

noun [U] uk   /ˌledʒ.ɪˈsleɪ.ʃən/ us  
C2 a law or set of laws suggested by a government and made official by a parliament: [+ to infinitive] The government has promised to introduce legislation to limit fuel emissions from cars.Rules and laws
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