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 in a sentence
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 English Language Learners
Definition of legislature for English Language Learners
: a group of people with the power to make or change laws
LEGISLATURE Defined for Kids
Definition of legislature for Students
: a body of persons having the power to make and change laws
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