What does legislative mean?

Definitions for legislative
ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪvleg·isla·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legislativeadjective

    relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature

    "legislative council"

  2. legislativeadjective

    of or relating to or created by legislation

    "legislative proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. legislativenoun

    That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.

  2. legislativeadjective

    Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive: as, a legislative act, a legislative body.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legislativeadjective

    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.]

  2. Legislativeadjective

    of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style

    Etymology: [Cf. F. lgislatif.]

Editors Contribution

  1. legislative

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'legislative' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4607

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'legislative' in Adjectives Frequency: #627

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legislative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legislative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of legislative in a Sentence

  1. King Cove:

    We are not going to give up until we get this road, our efforts to obtain legislative relief remain unabated.

  2. Luis Parra:

    We announced this morning before entering the legislative palace that the rebellion by the deputies ... would be clearly expressed.

  3. Micah Bock:

    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.

  4. Eric Holcomb:

    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.

  5. Peter Shane:

    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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