legislature noun

ADJ. highest, supreme | bicameral, unicameral | 109-member, etc. | elected | standing | central, federal, national, provincial, state

VERB + LEGISLATURE be elected to She is the youngest woman to be elected to the national legislature.

LEGISLATURE + VERB comprise sth, consist of sth The legislature comprises a 212-member Chamber of Deputies elected for a four-year term. | pass sth The legislature passed a law to prohibit the dumping of nuclear waste. | vote The legislature voted narrowly to table a motion of no-confidence in the government.