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noun     legislature pronunciation in American English
/ˈledʒɪˌsleɪtʃər/
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singularlegislature
plurallegislatures
  1. 1
    [countable] a group of people who are elected to create laws in a particular area, especially a U.S. state

    Georgia’s state legislature

  2. 2

    the legislature

    legal mainly British the legislative branch of government
 
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