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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 Arabic يَشرّع…
in Korean 법률을 제정하다…
in Malaysian menggubal…
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 Vietnamese lập pháp…
in Spanish legislar…
in Portuguese legislar…
in Thai ออกกฎหมาย…
in German Gesetze geben…
in Catalan legislar…
in Japanese 法律を定める…
in Indonesian menjadikan undang-undang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 立法…
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