Definitions for Legislative
ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪvLeg·isla·tive
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Legislative.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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
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
Right now it looks like we're going to have a massive conflict, however, (legislative leaders) may walk out of (Rauner's) second-floor office tomorrow and say they have a deal.
While the authority for congressional subpoenas is broad, it does not cover the right to misuse closed hearings as a political stunt to promote political as opposed to legislative agendas.
There's going to be additional legislative action, we've contemplated that. We know what we're going to do, so stay tuned. That'll all be apparent.
Democrats are trying to trick Americans into another decade of cozy relations with the [ Chinese ] Communist Party. Their fake China bill does nothing to stand up to China. It’s legislative fraud.
The new law does not discriminate, and it will not be allowed. To the extent that we need to clarify through legislative action, we plan to do just that.
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- legislatiuCatalan, Valencian
- legislativní, zákonodárnýCzech
- legislativ, lovgivendeNorwegian
- beehazʼą́ąnii álʼįįjíNavajo, Navaho
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