Simple Definition of legislature
: a group of people with the power to make or change laws
Full Definition of legislature
: a body of persons having the power to legislate; specifically : an organized body having the authority to make laws for a political unit
Examples of legislature
Our legislature passed a law requiring people to wear safety belts.
Each state has its own legislature.
First Known Use of legislature
LEGISLATURE Defined for Kids
Definition of legislature
: a body of persons having the power to make and change laws
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