Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun legislation

2 senses of legislation

Sense 1
legislation, statute law -- (law enacted by a legislative body)
       => civil law -- (the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation)

Sense 2
legislation, legislating, lawmaking -- (the act of making or enacting laws)
       => government, governing, governance, government activity, administration -- (the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government")

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