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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Legislative \Leg"is*la*tive\ (l[e^]j"[i^]s*l[asl]*t[i^]v), a.
[Cf. F. l['e]gislatif.]
1. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws;
lawmaking; -- distinguished from executive; as, a
legislative act; a legislative body.
The supreme legislative power of England was lodged
in the king and great council, or what was
afterwards called the Parliament. --Hume.
2. Of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to
legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business;
the legislative style.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: relating to a legislature or composed of members of a
legislature; "legislative council"
2: of or relating to or created by legislation; "legislative
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "legislative":
actionable, applicable, authorized, bicameral, competent,
congressional, constitutional, deliberative, judicial, juridical,
just, justiciable, kosher, lawful, lawmaking, legal, legislatorial,
legit, legitimate, licit, parliamentary, rightful, sanctioned,
senatorial, statutory, unicameral, valid, within the law
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