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leg·is·la·tive

 (lĕj′ĭ-slā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the enactment of laws.
2. Resulting from or decided by legislation.
3. Having the power to draft and enact laws; intended to legislate.
4. Of or relating to a legislature.

leg′is·la′tive·ly adv.

legislative

(ˈlɛdʒɪslətɪv)
adj
1. (Law) of or relating to legislation
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) having the power or function of legislating: a legislative assembly.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a legislature
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rare another word for legislature
ˈlegislatively adv

leg•is•la•tive

(ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. having the function of making laws: a legislative body.
2. of or pertaining to the enactment of laws: legislative proceedings.
3. pertaining to a legislature: a legislative recess.
4. enacted or ordained by legislation or a legislature: a legislative ruling.
n.
5. the legislature.
[1635–45]
leg′is•la`tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.legislative - relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature; "legislative council"
2.legislative - of or relating to or created by legislation; "legislative proposal"

legislative

adjective law-making, parliamentary, congressional, judicial, ordaining, law-giving, juridical, jurisdictive the country's highest legislative body
Translations
سُلْطَة تَشْريعِيَّه
zákonodárný
lovgivende
törvényhozó
löggjafar-
zákonodarný
yasama ile ilgili

legislative

[ˈledʒɪslətɪv]
A. ADJlegislativo
B. CPD legislative action Nacción f legislativa
legislative body Ncuerpo m legislativo

legislative

[ˈlɛdʒɪslətɪv] adj [body, assembly] → législatif/ive; [reform, programme, proposal] → législatif/ive; [elections] → législatif/ive

legislative

adjgesetzgebend, legislativ (geh); legislative reformsGesetzesreformen pl; legislative programme (Brit) or program (US) (of government)Gesetzgebungsprogramm nt

legislative

[ˈlɛdʒɪslətɪv] adjlegislativo/a

legislate

(ˈledʒisleit) verb
to make laws. The government plan to legislate against the import of foreign cars.
ˌlegiˈslation noun
1. the act of legislating.
2. a law or group of laws.
ˈlegislative (-lətiv) adjective
law-making. a legislative assembly; legislative powers.
ˈlegislator noun
a person who makes laws.
ˈlegislature (-lətʃə) noun
the part of the government which has the power of making laws.
References in classic literature ?
The definition of piracies might, perhaps, without inconveniency, be left to the law of nations; though a legislative definition of them is found in most municipal codes.
The power is there restrained to Indians, not members of any of the States, and is not to violate or infringe the legislative right of any State within its own limits.
He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.
He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
The hero's rogue servant, Chispa, seemed to me, then and long afterwards, so fine a bit of Spanish character that I chose his name for my first pseudonym when I began to write for the newspapers, and signed my legislative correspondence for a Cincinnati paper with it.
My public servants have been fools and rogues from the date of your accession to power," replied the State; "my legislative bodies, both State and municipal, are bands of thieves; my taxes are insupportable; my courts are corrupt; my cities are a disgrace to civilisation; my corporations have their hands at the throats of every private interest - all my affairs are in disorder and criminal confusion.
It is well known that in the Roman republic the legislative authority, in the last resort, resided for ages in two different political bodies not as branches of the same legislature, but as distinct and independent legislatures, in each of which an opposite interest prevailed: in one the patrician; in the other, the plebian.
The expenses arising from those institutions which are relative to the mere domestic police of a state, to the support of its legislative, executive, and judicial departments, with their different appendages, and to the encouragement of agriculture and manufactures (which will comprehend almost all the objects of state expenditure), are insignificant in comparison with those which relate to the national defense.
Raul Burciaga, NCSL's immediate past staff chair, jokes that when he was 3 or 4 years old he dreamed of one day being a legislative staffer.
CFO Patronis said, For six years, Elizabeth has advanced the Departments legislative priorities and secured great success on initiatives important to enhancing the lives of all Floridians.
This policy shall ensure that the Legislative Priorities are reviewed every two years in the even-numbered election years Following review and update, the Legislative Priorities will be presented during the Annual Meeting in the even numbered year for action by the members of SCNA present for that Annual Meeting
The election to the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the newly-elected AJK Legislative Assembly in a special session of the house which met in Muzaffarabad on Saturday with the outgoing Speaker Sardar Ghulam Sadiq Khan in the chair.