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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's all about legislative history.
We urge the Legislative Yuan to recall Ma.
We’re all facing the same legislative hurdles.
The department is withdrawing the legislative proposal.
Some (proposals) will be legislative, some will be administrative.
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