legislative

[ lej-is-ley-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF legislative
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The Constitution is neither a legislative crazy-quilt nor a receptacle of fads.

In all legislative affairs it is the natural collaborator with the President.

Such an Act is not a legislative phenomenon but a psychopathic one.

With this Congress Judge Spalding's legislative career closed.

"All the legislative measures in the world will do nothing," said the doctor.

Are they not found in our Legislative Halls in fair proportion with men of different pursuits?

The powers of the ordinary council are administrative rather than legislative.

But the assembly only exists for the purposes of election, and has no legislative or executive powers.

Why, sir, where's the statesman can point to such a list of legislative acts?

This is shown clearly in both the legislative and the popular vote.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s; from legislator + -ive. Related: Legislatively.

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