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legislation Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun law enacted by a legislative body
    statute law.
  2. noun the act of making or enacting laws
    legislating; lawmaking.
WordNet

Leg`is*la"tion noun
Etymology
Cf. F. législation, L. legis latio. See Legislator.
Definitions
  1. The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.
    Pythagoras joined legislation to his philosophy. Lyttelton.

Webster 1913