legislation
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legislation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. la legislación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The town legislature passed new legislation to protect the rights of minorities.La legislatura de la ciudad aprobó una nueva legislación para proteger los derechos de las minorías.
b. la ley
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The existing legislation exempts small manufacturers from paying this tax.La ley vigente exime a los pequeños fabricantes del pago de este impuesto.
2. (process of law-making)
a. la legislación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Protecting the environment cannot be achieved through legislation alone.La protección del medio ambiente no se puede lograr solo a través de la legislación.
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legislation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la legislación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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legislation [ˌledʒɪsˈleɪʃən]
noun
(law) ley (f); (body of laws) legislación (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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