Legislate

Definition of Legislate

Leg´is`late   Pronunciation: lĕj´ĭs`lāt
v. i.1.To make or enact a law or laws.
[imp. & p. p. Legislated (-lā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Legislating (-lā`tĭng).]
Solon, in legislating for the Athenians, had an idea of a more perfect constitution than he gave them.
- Bp. Watson (1805).

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