Significado de “legislate” - Diccionario inglés

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legislate en inglés británico

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legislateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈledʒ.ɪ.sleɪt/ us /ˈledʒ.ə.sleɪt/ formal

If a government legislates, it makes a new law:

They promised to legislate against cigarette advertising.
It's hard to legislate for (= make a law that will protect) the ownership of an idea.

(Definición de legislate de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

legislate en inglés americano

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legislateverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈledʒ·əsˌleɪt/

politics & government to make laws:

[ T ] The Clean Air Act legislated a reduction of pollution from power plants.

(Definición de legislate de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

legislate en inglés de negocios

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legislateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈledʒɪsleɪt/ us LAW

to make rules or laws relating to a particular activity:

We cannot legislate a charge on businesses outside the state.
legislate for/on sth The purpose of the Electronic Communications Bill was to legislate for a framework in which e-commerce could safely take place.
legislate against sth Legislating against carbon emissions is central to the Kyoto Protocol agreement.
legislate on sth In the interests of balancing the economy, Congress must legislate on trade.
legislate to do sth Several ministers are legislating to ban political donations from people not registered to vote.

(Definición de legislate de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)