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leg·isla·tive body

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makersnoun

    persons who make or amend or repeal laws


  1. legislative bodynoun

    A political institution which holds the legislative power in a state, and often controls the executive power.

  2. legislative bodynoun

    Its equivalent, exercing legislative power at a sub-state administrative level.


  1. legislative body

    A legislature is an assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. They are often contrasted with the executive and judicial powers of government. Laws enacted by legislatures are usually known as primary legislation. In addition, legislatures may observe and steer governing actions, with authority to amend the budget involved. The members of a legislature are called legislators. In a democracy, legislators are most commonly popularly elected, although indirect election and appointment by the executive are also used, particularly for bicameral legislatures featuring an upper chamber.


  1. legislative body

    A legislative body is a group or assembly of representatives, often elected by the public, who have the authority to make, amend, pass, or repeal laws within a specific jurisdiction such as a country, state, or city. Examples include national legislatures like the U.S. Congress, state legislatures, and local city councils. They play a crucial role in a democratic system by representing the interests of the public. Their work involves deliberation, proposal, and voting on policies, budgets, and legal regulations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legislative body in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legislative body in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of legislative body in a Sentence

  1. Will Rogers:

    Never blame a legislative body for not doing something. When they do nothing, that don't hurt anybody. When they do something is when they become dangerous.

  2. Tim Scott:

    Legislative solutions can be additives, but they're never primary, never has it been primary for a man's heart to be changed by what you do in a legislative body.

  3. Omar Hmeidan:

    Members of the GNC will attend the talks as representatives of the legislative body.

  4. Kevin McCarthy:

    The public value of being able to see the human interactions in frustration, in warmth, in all of those things far outweighs the risk that people will play to the cameras. I mean, we have that during debate one way or the other, i think some of the old guard in Congress opposes this because they want to continue to maintain the fiction that when four or five people are on the floor spending millions of dollars, that that is actually the action of the whole legislative body when the reality is far different.

  5. Ron Kim:

    There is no measure left to hide the truth: the governor broke the law so we must hold him accountable, when institutions fail to believe victims, allow predators to act with impunity, or fail to put policies of protection in place, it sends a strong signal that condones this type of unacceptable behavior. We cannot afford to ignore his transgressions any longer: doing so will erode the integrity of our legislative body and demonstrate complicity in sheltering a sexual predator.

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  • वैधानिक निकायHindi
  • corpo legislativoItalian
  • قانونی سازوسامانUrdu

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