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leg·is·la·tive / ˈlejəˌslātiv/ • adj. having the power to make laws: the country's supreme legislative body. ∎  of or relating to laws or the making of them: legislative proposals. Often contrasted with executive. ∎  of or relating to a legislature: legislative elections. DERIVATIVES: leg·is·la·tive·ly adv.

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LEGISLATIVE

Pertaining to the governmental function of lawmaking or to the process of enacting laws.

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