Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “legislate”

legislate

verb /ˈledʒisleit/
to make laws
legislar
The government plan to legislate against the import of foreign cars.
legislation noun the act of legislating.
legislación
a law or group of laws
legislación
The government will introduce the new legislation in the summer.
legislative /-lətiv/ adjective law-making
legislativo
a legislative assembly legislative powers.
legislator noun a person who makes laws
legislador
a state legislator.
legislature /-lətʃə/ noun the part of the government which has the power of making laws.
cuerpo legislativo
(Definition of legislate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “legislate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More