Definitions for legislativeˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪv

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  1. legislative(adj)

    relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature

    "legislative council"

  2. legislative(adj)

    of or relating to or created by legislation

    "legislative proposal"

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  1. legislative(Noun)

    That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.

  2. legislative(Adjective)

    Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive: as, a legislative act, a legislative body.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Legislative(adj)

    making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; -- distinguished from executive; as, a legislative act; a legislative body

  2. Legislative(adj)

    of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. lgislatif.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'legislative' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4607

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'legislative' in Adjectives Frequency: #627


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