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
Etymology: [Cf. F. lgislatif.]
of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style
Etymology: [Cf. F. lgislatif.]
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
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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
The numerical value of Legislative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Legislative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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As he outlined in his book on this issue, Gov. Bush believes in a conservative legislative solution to fix our broken immigration system that includes earned legal status for those currently in the country after they pay fines and taxes, learn English and commit no substantial crimes while securing our border.
There is no question that the next decade of our democracy is on the ballot in This November. This is the last cycle that is going to determine who is at the table during the redistricting process when congressional and state legislative districts get redrawn in 2021, this is our last chance to elect candidates to the state legislatures around the country.
We have worked with Luis on a lot of legislative initiatives, hopefully this is a team that can handle the urgencies of the sector, particularly financing.
Due to the ongoing budget situation in Springfield, some lottery winner payments have been delayed, all winners will be paid in full as soon as the lottery and the Illinois comptroller have the legislative authority to do so.
I think they (the screens) raise serious public safety questions, from a legislative standpoint, this is going to be something legislators struggle with for years to come.
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- legislatiuCatalan, Valencian
- legislativní, zákonodárnýCzech
- lovgivende, legislativNorwegian
- beehazʼą́ąnii álʼįįjíNavajo, Navaho
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