quasi-legislated

legislate

[lej-is-leyt]
verb (used without object), legislated, legislating.
1.
to exercise the function of legislation; make or enact laws.
verb (used with object), legislated, legislating.
2.
to create, provide, or control by legislation: attempts to legislate morality.

Origin:
1710–20; back formation from legislation, legislator

overlegislate, verb, overlegislated, overlegislating.
quasi-legislated, adjective
unlegislated, adjective
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legislate (ˈlɛdʒɪsˌleɪt)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to make or pass laws
2.  (tr) to bring into effect by legislation
 
[C18: back formation from legislator]

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legislate
1805, back formation from legislation, etc.
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