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Legislature (IPA: /ˈɫɛdʒəˌsɫeɪtʃɝ/)

Legislature (n.)

The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.


Kind of deliberative assembly with the power to pass, amend, and repeal laws

Legislature Synonyms

General Assembly, Legislative Assembly, Law-makers, Legislative


Legislature in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is for the legislature to alter the law if Parliament in its wisdom thinks an alteration desirable." - Edward Macnaghten, Baron Macnaghten

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is rare that a legislature reasons. It is too quickly impassioned." - Napoleon I of France

Example Sentence (Quote)

"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session." - Liberty

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" Our limited function is not to say what the legislature meant, but to ascertain what the legislature has said that it meant." - Statutes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" There's a time and a place for security, but the legislature has to stay vigilant, or there will be abuses." - Deus Ex

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