Legislature

Definition of Legislature

Leg´is`la`ture   Pronunciation: lĕj´ĭs`lā`tũr; 135
n.1.The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.
Without the concurrent consent of all three parts of the legislature, no law is, or can be, made.
- Sir M. Hale.

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British Cabinet, Sanhedrin, US Cabinet, act, advisory body, assembly, association, bench, board, body of advisers, borough council, brain trust, cabinet, camarilla, chamber, city council, common council, concurrent resolution, conference, congress, constitution, consultative assembly, council, council fire, council of ministers, council of state, council of war, county council, court, deliberative assembly, diet, directory, divan, enaction, enactment, joint resolution, junta, kitchen cabinet, lawmaking, legislation, parish council, passage, passing, privy council, resolution, soviet, staff, syndicate, synod, tribunal
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