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1. legislation

noun. ['ˌlɛdʒəˈsleɪʃən'] law enacted by a legislative body.

Synonyms

  • occupational safety and health act
  • statute law
  • civil law
  • federal job safety law
  • enabling legislation

Antonyms

  • lawmaking
  • legislating

Etymology

  • legislatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Enabling Legislation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. legislation

noun. ['ˌlɛdʒəˈsleɪʃən'] the act of making or enacting laws.

Synonyms

  • criminalisation
  • enactment
  • decriminalisation
  • lawmaking
  • government
  • criminalization
  • governance
  • administration
  • government activity
  • decriminalization
  • legislating
  • governing

Antonyms

  • decriminalization
  • decriminalisation
  • criminalisation
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • legislatio (Latin)

3. enabling

adjective. ['ɛˈneɪbəlɪŋ, ɪˈneɪbəlɪŋ, ɪˈneɪblɪŋ'] providing legal power or sanction.

Synonyms

  • sanctioning
  • sanctionative

Antonyms

  • obligatory
  • unhealthful
  • incapacitating

Example sentences of the word enabling-legislation


1. Noun Phrase
Congress creates agencies by passing enabling legislation and defining the agency’s power to enforce rules and adjudicate proceedings regarding particular areas of law.

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