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Legislative meaning

legislative - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style.
  2. 2. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive; as, a legislative act; a legislative body.

legislative - examples of usage

  1. So there can be no legislative action in favour of the railroad before December at the earliest, and I regard it as doubtful that the matter will be brought up even then. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Fortunately, it is not a disease which spreads to any great extent or which causes severe losses, and hence legislative enactments do not seem to be necessary for its restriction. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. The legislative powers were vested in a president, the assembly, and a legislative council, to be chosen out of their own body. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
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