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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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
The strong economy is good news for California, but the recession scenario outlined by the Legislative Analyst is a sobering reminder that we must continue to pursue fiscal discipline.
I don't think it's particularly productive to his own legislative agenda.
This announcement by President Biden is no way to make policy and sidesteps Congress and our oversight and fiscal responsibilities, any plan to address student debt should go through the legislative process, and it should be more targeted and paid for, so it doesn’t add to the deficit. The president’s plan also doesn’t address the underlying issue of the affordability of higher education, and it is clear that the high cost continues to limit opportunities available to students.
Countries must now put in place the legislative and regulatory frameworks for these tools to be used.
What the President is doing by continuing to discuss the investigation [ into allegations of collusion between his campaign and Russia ] and the quote-unquote' witch hunt,' particularly on primetime Fox [ News ], is doing more to mobilize base voters than any legislative issue we've seen.
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- legislatiuCatalan, Valencian
- legislativní, zákonodárnýCzech
- legislativ, lovgivendeNorwegian
- beehazʼą́ąnii álʼįįjíNavajo, Navaho
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