legislationnoun [ U ]uk /ˌledʒ.ɪˈsleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌledʒ.əˈsleɪ.ʃən/
- There are some ambiguities in the legislation.
- The effects of this legislation will extend further than the government intends.
- This legislation is designed to stimulate the faltering economy.
- Several governments have adopted tough new anti-terrorist legislation in the wake of the attacks.
- Such unpopular legislation is unlikely to be introduced before the next election.