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Synonyms for legislate

make laws

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  • make laws
  • establish laws
  • prescribe
  • enact laws
  • pass laws
  • ordain
  • codify laws
  • put laws in force

Synonyms for legislate

to put in force or cause to be by legal authority

Synonyms for legislate

make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

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It had a perfect opportunity to bring to an end this iniquitous system by legislating against upward-only rent reviews.
It's like legislating against flag-burning: no one has burned an American flag in this country for years, but it's somehow comforting to know that if anyone ever did, they would really, really be punished for it.
Then perhaps he can turn his attention to legislating against the root cause of its subsequent demise.
Compounding the problem of diminishing efficacy, governments and health organisations, internationally, are lobbying and legislating against the use of antibiotics in favor of non-chemical treatments.
It is an issue that will never go away and is a practice that simply can't be ended by legislating against it.
The OECD deputy secretary-general, Herwig Schlogl, told attendees that greater co-operation is needed between the OECD's 30 member nations when it comes to legislating against spam and enforcing that legislation.
We know that they arrived in these northern locations only because New England and middle Atlantic colonies began legislating against the importation of Indian slaves after the Tuscarora War of 1711 and because enslaved Indians end up in the wills and inventories of estate of deceased northern colonists.
However, pro-democracy lawmakers and activists voiced their concern over the government's rush for legislating against subversive activities.
He added that it was an issue the Government needed to take seriously in terms of legislating against the possession of replica guns.
As previously discussed, Congress was legislating against the backdrop of hotly-debated and well-publicized rules.
Lokubandara said that while he agreed with the high priests that businessmen and the media profited at the cost of harming youth, legislating against such activities was outside his purview.
The First Minister's spokesman Peter MacMahon said the Executive is still considering the options for legislating against sectarianism.
Finnis notes explicitly that Aquinas is not a "law and order" person: "Aquinas teaches the unwisdom of legislating against every act of vice.