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verb [intransitive] legislate pronunciation in British English /ˈledʒɪˌsleɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelegislating
past tenselegislated
past participlelegislated
  1. to create a new law and have it officially accepted
    The government could legislate to deal with such disturbances.
    legislate for/against: Legislating against these practices could be counterproductive.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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