See also: législation and législâtion
From Late Latin lēgislātiō (“the giving of the law”). Morphologically legislate + -ion
legislation (usually uncountable, plural legislations)
- The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws.
- Synonym: lawmaking
- pass legislation
- There is a lack of legislation about human cloning.
- Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body
- (enacted laws): rooster (obsolete slang; legislation solely intended to benefit the legislators)
the act of legislating
law already enacted by legislature