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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  legislative 
  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 
  proposal" 




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