legislating
legislating legislating n. the act of making or enacting laws; legislation[1].

Syn: legislation, lawmaking. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Legislated — Legislate Leg is*late (l[e^]j [i^]s*l[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Legislated} ( l[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Legislating} ( l[=a] t[i^]ng).] [See {Legislator}.] To make or enact a law or laws. [1913 Webster] Solon, in legislating for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legislative — I. adjective Date: 1640 1. a. having the power or performing the function of legislating b. belonging to the branch of government that is charged with such powers as making laws, levying and collecting taxes, and making financial appropriations… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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