legislative

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

legislation +‎ -ive

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AdjectiveEdit

legislative (comparative more legislative, superlative most legislative)

  1. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive: as, a legislative act, a legislative body.
    Although enormously influential in shaping the laws of the land, The House of Lords are not actually a legislative body.
    The legislative framework provides much opportunity for correction and amendment of poorly thought out bills.

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NounEdit

legislative (uncountable)

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

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legislative f

  1. plural form of legislativo
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 18:49