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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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