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
We are not going to give up until we get this road, our efforts to obtain legislative relief remain unabated.
We announced this morning before entering the legislative palace that the rebellion by the deputies ... would be clearly expressed.
As one of the very first Republican freshmen Congressmen to pass legislation in the 117th Congress, Rep. Cawthorn has championed the interests of veterans across the district, from rural broadband reform, to rebuilding local businesses in the post-Covid economy, Rep. Cawthorn has introduced a number of powerful legislative initiatives that put Americans first.
His remarkable legislative and personal legacy transformed the country and will live on for years to come, i ask Hoosiers around the state to join me and Janet in honoring his incredible service and by keeping the Bayh family in your thoughts and prayers.
Congress's vote, even if vetoed, would solidify any court's understanding that the so-called emergency is really part of an end-run around a legislative branch that is unconvinced an emergency exists, that refused to fund the wall, and that is constitutionally in charge of federal spending.
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- legislatiuCatalan, Valencian
- legislativní, zákonodárnýCzech
- lovgivende, legislativNorwegian
- beehazʼą́ąnii álʼįįjíNavajo, Navaho
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