legislative

[lej-is-ley-tiv]
adjective
1.
having the function of making laws: a legislative body.
2.
of or pertaining to the enactment of laws: legislative proceedings; legislative power.
3.
pertaining to a legislature: a legislative recess.
4.
enacted or ordained by legislation or a legislature: legislative ruling; legislative remedy.
noun

Origin:
1635–45; legislat(ion) + -ive

legislatively, adverb
nonlegislative, adjective
nonlegislatively, adverb
prelegislative, adjective
pseudolegislative, adjective
quasi-legislative, adjective
quasi-legislatively, adverb
semilegislative, adjective
semilegislatively, adverb
unlegislative, adjective
unlegislatively, adverb
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legislative (ˈlɛdʒɪslətɪv)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to legislation
2.  having the power or function of legislating: a legislative assembly
3.  of or relating to a legislature
 
n
4.  rare another word for legislature
 
'legislatively
 
adv

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legislative
1650s; from legislation or legislator + -ive.
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Example sentences
Despite the difficult negotiations, that legislative process was simple by
  comparison.
College officials and legislative aides said they expected lawmakers to approve
  the plan.
It is also what it symbolises: the legislative heart of the world's mightiest
  country.
But the coalition is already collaborating on the legislative effort.
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