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 for legislative
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.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws;
        lawmaking; -- distinguished from executive; as, a
        legislative act; a legislative body.
        [1913 Webster]
              The supreme legislative power of England was lodged
              in the king and great council, or what was
              afterwards called the Parliament.     --Hume.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to
        legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business;
        the legislative style.
        [1913 Webster]

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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