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ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪtleg·is·late

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  1. legislateverb

    Synonyms:
    make laws, enact laws

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  1. List of paraphrases for "legislate":

    legislates, legislative, regulate

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How to use legislate in a sentence?

  1. John Casey:

    The growth of drug-related crime is a far greater evil to society as a whole than drug taking. Even so, because we have been seduced by the idea that governments should legislate for our own good, very few people can see how dangerously absurd the present policy is.

  2. John Cornyn:

    Despite the games being played here, my Republican colleagues and I are working to put in the hard work that it takes to actually accomplish something and legislate.

  3. Mississippi Solicitor General Scott Stewart:

    There are interests here on both sides, there are interests for everyone involved. This is unique for the woman, it’s unique for the unborn child too, whose life is at stake in all of these decisions. It’s unique for us as a society in how we decide if the states get to legislate on this issue, how to decide, and how to weigh these tremendously momentous issues.

  4. Malik Yusef:

    Politics is legislation. You can't legislate the Earth. You have to take care of the Earth. That is your job as a human being born to a planet.

  5. John Wisniewski:

    The Legislature can legislate fire safety provisions, but the preferable option is to let the inspectors and the professionals do an examination of fire scene and come up with their report on the cause and how it spread, let's use that to make a case in the Legislature on why we could probably do better in preventing these types of conflagrations.


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