Associations to the word «Legislative»


LEGISLATIVE, adjective. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive: as, a legislative act, a legislative body.
LEGISLATIVE, noun. That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.
LEGISLATIVE BODIES, noun. Plural of legislative body
LEGISLATIVE BODY, noun. A political institution which holds the legislative power in a state, and often controls the executive power.
LEGISLATIVE BODY, noun. Its equivalent, exercing legislative power at a sub-state administrative level.
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH, noun. The branch of government which is concerned with the making of laws
LEGISLATIVE BUILDING, noun. (Canada) The meeting place of a provincial legislature.
LEGISLATIVE BUILDINGS, noun. (Canada) plural of legislative building
LEGISLATIVE SESSION, noun. (legal) The period of time in which a group of legislators elected together in a general election are able to enact legislation; usually one year if general elections are conducted annually, or two years if general elections are conducted biennially.
LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS, noun. Plural of legislative session

Dictionary definition

LEGISLATIVE, adjective. Relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature; "legislative council".
LEGISLATIVE, adjective. Of or relating to or created by legislation; "legislative proposal".

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