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Legislature

Leg´is`la`ture   Pronunciation: lĕj´ĭs`lā`tũr; 135
n.1.The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.
Without the concurrent consent of all three parts of the legislature, no law is, or can be, made.
- Sir M. Hale.
Noun1.Legislaturelegislature - persons who make or amend or repeal laws

LEGISLATURE, government. That body of men in the state which has the power of making laws.
     2. By the Constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 1, all legislative powers granted by it are vested in a congress of the United States, which shall consist of a senate and house of representatives.
     3. It requires the consent of a majority of each branch of the legislature in order to enact a law, and then it must be approved by the president of the United States, or in case of his refusal, by two-thirds of each house. Const. U. S. art. 1, s. 7, 2.
     4. Most of the constitutions of the several states, contain provisions nearly similar to this. In general, the legislature will not exercise judicial functions; yet the use of supreme power upon particular occasions, is not without example. Vide Judicial.

To dream that you are a member of a legislature, denotes that you are boastful of your possessions and find that you have no real economic and social advancement.British Cabinet, Sanhedrin, US Cabinet, act, advisory body, assembly, association, bench, board, body of advisers, borough council, brain trust, cabinet, camarilla, chamber, city council, common council, concurrent resolution, conference, congress, constitution, consultative assembly, council, council fire, council of ministers, council of state, council of war, county council, court, deliberative assembly, diet, directory, divan, enaction, enactment, joint resolution, junta, kitchen cabinet, lawmaking, legislation, parish council, passage, passing, privy council, resolution, soviet, staff, syndicate, synod, tribunal
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