Definition of Legislating

1. Noun. The act of making or enacting laws.

Definition of Legislating

1. Verb. (present participle of legislate) ¹

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Definition of Legislating

1. legislate [v] - See also: legislate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legislating

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Literary usage of Legislating

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1873)
"... to consider and report on the various Plans proposed for legislating on the subject of Steam-Boiler Explosions with a view to their Prevention, ..."

2. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1863)
"... 1850. had the sole and absolute power of legislating for the territories. How then can you now, after the short interval which has elapsed, ..."

3. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"OF JUDGMENT AS A FACULTY legislating A PRIORI Judgment in general is the faculty of thinking the particular as contained under the Universal. ..."

4. The House of Lords and Ideological Politics: Lord Salisbury's Referendal by Corinne Comstock Weston (1995)
"That Salisbury reasoned on these lines appeared when he charged the Liberals with "legislating by picnic." The reference was to the great political ..."

5. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... barely crossed it, that this circumstance of our legislating under the pernicious heat of this dog-star may help to explain the extraordinary attention ..."

6. A Pilgrimage in Europe and America, Leading to the Discovery of the Sources by Giacomo Costantino Beltrami (1828)
"This great Union is consequently always disunited when legislating on a matter which, like high-ways, is more beneficial to one state than to another. ..."

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