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legislation (n.)

1650s, "the enacting of laws," from French législation (14c.), from Late Latin legislationem (nominative legislatio), properly two words, legis latio, "a proposing (literally 'bearing') of a law;" see legislator. Meaning "the product of legislative action" is from 1838.

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Definitions of legislation from WordNet

legislation (n.)
law enacted by a legislative body;
Synonyms: statute law
legislation (n.)
the act of making or enacting laws;
Synonyms: legislating / lawmaking
From wordnet.princeton.edu