Definitions for legislativeˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪv
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relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
of or relating to or created by legislation
That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.
Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive: as, a legislative act, a legislative body.
making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; -- distinguished from executive; as, a legislative act; a legislative body
of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style
Origin: [Cf. F. lgislatif.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'legislative' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4607
Rank popularity for the word 'legislative' in Adjectives Frequency: #627
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We urge the Legislative Yuan to recall Ma.
We’re all facing the same legislative hurdles.
This isn't a bargaining chip for a game of congressional legislative poker.
The case law as to what qualifies as a legislative rule is remarkably unclear.
Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision.
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