legislature / ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tʃər /


legislature 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a deliberative body of persons, usually elective, who are empowered to make, change, or repeal the laws of a country or state; the branch of government having the power to make laws, as distinguished from the executive and judicial branches of government.

legislature 近义词

n. 名词 noun

governmental body, most often elected, that makes laws


  1. Tech lawyers and digital data and privacy pros are watching closely as privacy bills move through state legislatures.
  2. She said a similar bill passed the House last year before the legislature abruptly adjourned its session due to the coronavirus.
  3. Two bills before the legislature would make such records available.
  4. Duncan said the figure would become public record once the council submitted it to the legislature.
  5. The part-time legislature meets for 60 days during even-numbered years.
  6. At the time (and until 1913), U.S. senators were not popularly elected but were selected by the state legislature.
  7. Two years ago in Michigan, she oversaw AFP operations to help the Republican-controlled legislature pass sweeping anti-union laws.
  8. I think he would have been happy with a Democratic legislature.
  9. The politics look potentially most amenable in Pennsylvania, and even there a GOP legislature has to go along.
  10. Nearly 900,000 with subsidized insurance, but a GOP governor and very GOP legislature.
  11. He held various civil offices, was a justice of the peace about 60 years, and for many years a member of the state legislature.
  12. Statute law or statutes mean the laws enacted by the state legislature and by the federal congress.
  13. The Imperial Parliament will never concede that right, nor will any Legislature similarly constituted.
  14. This higher authority, which no legislature could "overleap without destroying its own foundation," was the British Constitution.
  15. More recently general statutes have been enacted whereby individuals may form such corporations without the aid of a legislature.