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Meaning of “legislation” - Learner’s Dictionary

legislation

noun [U]     /ˌledʒɪˈsleɪʃən/
a law or a set of laws: Most people want tougher environmental legislation but large corporations continue to oppose it.Legislation and law-makingRules and laws
Translations of “legislation”
in Korean 입법, 법률…
in Arabic تَشريع…
in Portuguese legislação…
in Catalan legislació…
in Japanese 法律…
in Italian legislazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法律, 立法…
in Russian закон, законы…
in Turkish yasalar, mevzuat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法律, 立法…
in Polish legislacja, ustawodawstwo…
(Definition of legislation from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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