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legislating

verb
present participle of legislate

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to put into effect through legislative or authoritative action
  • wants the Congress to legislate new laws banning the use of these types of weapons

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“Legislating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/legislating. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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