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1. lawmaking

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • decriminalization
  • decriminalisation
  • criminalisation
  • international law

Etymology

  • law (English)
  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • make (English)
  • make (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Lawmaking

  • aching
  • antismoking
  • antismoking
  • asking
  • attacking
  • blocking
  • booking
  • braking
  • breaking
  • bucking
  • carjacking
  • caulking
  • chalking
  • checking
  • choking
  • chucking
  • clanking
  • clicking
  • cloaking
  • clocking

Sentences with lawmaking


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
They participate in decisions and lawmaking that affect the general public.

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