Legislature

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The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. An officially elected or otherwise selected body of people vested with the responsibility and power to make laws for a political unit, such as a state or nation.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A governmental body with the power to make, amend and repeal laws.
  • n. A legislative building.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. A body of lawmakers; an assemblage of men invested with the power of making, repealing, or changing the laws of a country or state, and of raising and appropriating its revenues.
  • n. Any body of persons authorized to make laws or rules for the community represented by them: as, the General Assembly is the legislature of the Presbyterian Church.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. persons who make or amend or repeal laws
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    assembly   
    Hyponym
    Synonym
    Words with the same meaning
    legislative    parliament    congress    senate    House of Representatives    house    Duma    diet    keys    Landtag   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    parliament    congress    council    senate    magistrate    governor    administration    commissioner    tribunal    ruler