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leg·is·la·tive

legislative

 
 
pronunciation:
le jih sleI tihv [or] le jih sleI tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: relating to a branch of government having the power to pass laws.
The Senate and the House of Representatives are the two legislative branches of the U.S. government.
definition 2: pertaining to the passing of laws or to a legislature.
Changing the law will require legislative action by the Congress.The passing of the amendment to abolish slavery was the greatest legislative achievement of Lincoln's administration.
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derivation: legislatively (adv.)