Legislative meaning

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The definition of legislative is someone or something with the power to make laws or rules.

An example of legislative is the United States Congress.

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That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.
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Resulting from or decided by legislation.
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Of or relating to the enactment of laws.
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Having the power to draft and enact laws; intended to legislate.
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Having the power to make laws.

A legislative assembly.

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Of or relating to a legislature.
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Of legislation.

Legislative powers.

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Of a legislature or its members.

Legislative party whip.

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Brought about or enforced by legislation.
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The lawmaking branch of a government; legislature.
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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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Origin of legislative