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legislate

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈledʒɪsleɪt/
If a government legislates, it makes a new law: We believe it is possible to legislate against racism. It's hard to legislate for (= make a law that will protect) the ownership of an idea.Legislation and law-making
Translations of “legislate”
in Korean 법률을 제정하다…
in Arabic يَشرّع…
in French légiférer…
in Turkish yasa çıkarmak, kanun yapmak…
in Italian legiferare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 立法…
in Russian издавать законы…
in Polish ustanawiać prawo lub prawa…
in Spanish legislar…
in Portuguese legislar…
in German Gesetze geben…
in Catalan legislar…
in Japanese 法律を定める…
in Chinese (Simplified) 立法…
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