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noun as in constitution

noun as in legislation

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Lawmaking by legislatures is also a one-way ratchet—Legislators get credit for passing laws, not pruning them.

In his veto message, Christie also chided Democratic lawmakers for “using their lawmaking authority to play politics.”

The papal view of lawmaking on Capitol Hill is unknown, but Congress you have been warned.

He or she, with lazy, vague, and windy legislation, fobs the lawmaking off on somebody we elect to execute laws.

A Venezuelan congressman leaves lawmaking to fight for Assad in Syria.

The elective Assembly was compelled to share even the lawmaking power with an upper house, the Legislative Council.

As the lawmaking power is present everywhere, nothing can escape its multieyed scrutiny.

A wholesome respect for the possibilities of lawmaking here takes the place of actual statutes.

A majority of Georgia's lawmaking body thus became financially interested in the project, and the bill passed both houses.

Nature prepares the way for lawmaking the heart restless, by an unsatisfying experiment, without it.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lawmaking, such as: charter, code, custom, legislation, composition, and formation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.