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English definition of “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
(Definition of legislate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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