Definition of Legislates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of legislate) ¹

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Definition of Legislates

1. legislate [v] - See also: legislate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legislates

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Literary usage of Legislates

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1. The Science of Jurisprudence: A Treatise in which the Growth of Positive Law by Hannis Taylor (1908)
"An age in which no one legislates. quickly reared, the lex of a folk might not be so easily altered. During the golden age of the Frankish supremacy, ..."

2. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"Henry everywhere legislates for an unite nation, a nation which his legislation must have ... legislates ..."

3. The American Government by Frederick Jennings Haskin (1911)
"HOW CONGRESS legislates. THE procedure by which the two Houses of Congress take up the 45000 bills introduced by their Members, select from them the ideas ..."

4. The Underlying Principles of Modern Legislation by William Jethro Brown (1920)
"... and its sanction is one of punishment. Each of these limitations deserves consideration. (1) Government legislates for men in the mass. ..."

5. The Government of India: Being a Digest of the Statute Law Relating Thereto by Courtenay Ilbert (1916)
"... in which Parliament legislates for offences committed out of British territory. These general principles appear to be consistent with the canons for the ..."

6. Outlines of Jewish History, from B. C. 586 to C. E. 1890: With Three Maps by Katie Magnus, Michael Friedländer (1890)
"... legislates on the Subject: the Effects. Constantino tried to force the Jews into Christianity by making Judaism difficult to them and distasteful to ..."

7. Historical and philosophical essays by Nassau William Senior (1865)
"We have seen that a supreme government seldom legislates for its dependencies. The executive functions which it performs for them are usually confined to ..."

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