What does Legislative mean?

Definitions for Legislative
ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪvleg·isla·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legislativeadjective

    relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature

    "legislative council"

  2. legislativeadjective

    of or relating to or created by legislation

    "legislative proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. legislativenoun

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

  2. legislativeadjective

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Legislativeadjective

    Giving laws; law-giving.

    Etymology: from legislator.

    Their legislative frenzy they repent,
    Enacting it should make no precedent. John Denham.

    The poet is a kind of lawgiver, and those qualities are proper to the legislative style. Dryden.

Wikipedia

  1. legislative

    A legislature is an assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. They are often contrasted with the executive and judicial powers of government. Laws enacted by legislatures are usually known as primary legislation. In addition, legislatures may observe and steer governing actions, with authority to amend the budget involved. The members of a legislature are called legislators. In a democracy, legislators are most commonly popularly elected, although indirect election and appointment by the executive are also used, particularly for bicameral legislatures featuring an upper chamber.

ChatGPT

  1. legislative

    Legislative refers to the branch of government or institution that has the authority to make, amend and repeal laws. This branch often consists of elected representatives and is a critical part of a democratic system. The legislative process involves proposing, drafting, debating and voting on potential laws. Examples of legislative bodies include the United States Congress, the United Kingdom Parliament, and the Indian Parliament.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legislativeadjective

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

  2. Legislativeadjective

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. legislative

    To have the official authority and power to approve, create or change legislation.

    Legislative power is used for the good of humanity and human rights.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Legislative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Legislative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Legislative in a Sentence

  1. Robert Moffit:

    For sheer compatibility, collegiality and competence in terms of grasping the nuances of what has to be done in health policy, I can’t think of a better candidate, he’s best understood by his legislative record, he is author of a lot of amendments and bills, but especially the Empowering Patients First Act, because it’s a highly detailed legislative proposal.

  2. President Trump:

    We are very close to a legislative victory, we are very, very close. … For me this is very simple: This is about middle-class tax cuts and jobs.

  3. Valerie Street:

    There is still time. These federal legislative proposals can still be of help. But the time is running out.

  4. Jonathan Adler:

    Those are all three things that could be done, all of them would require legislative cooperation, which would require the Senate to go along, which obviously, the Senate may or may not be willing to go along with.

  5. Virginia Brown:

    Our bread and butter is drafting that legislation and getting it through the legislative process.

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