legislative legislative  /ˈlɛ dʒəs ˌleɪ tɪv/


  1. (adj) relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature
  2. (adj) of or relating to or created by legislation


  1. By contrast, this Sunday's Verkhovna Rada legislative election seems like an endless soap opera with the same tired cast of characters struggling to keep the audience awake.
  2. Cheney's office argued that the Vice President's office, because it has both executive and legislative branch duties, is exempt from the order.
  3. He had real talent as a legislative politician, but for his first few decades seemed destined mainly to be someone's kid brother.


  1. Fla. legislative leaders hit the road again

    Florida's two legislative leaders are hitting the road again to tout the recent session.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFLX FOX 29

  2. New legislative office building to rise in Minn. Capitol's shadow, with parking ramp, too

    ST. PAUL, Minn. †A rapid construction timetable surrounds a new legislative office building in the shadow of Minnesota's Capitol, which is about to undergo a renovation of its own.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Legislative panel OKs compromise budget

    Legislative panel OKs compromise budget Other significant pieces of the budget approved by the Legislature's Budget Conference Committee include loaning $500 million in revenue from the state's cap-and-trade program, which is supposed to be spent on greenhouse gas reduction, to the general budget fund. Lawmakers also agreed to a modified version of Brown's new funding formula for school ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle


  1. "The legislative process is sometimes not very pretty. But we are going to get a package passed. We will rise to the occasion. Republicans and Democrats will come together and pass a substantial rescue plan," Bush said.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky called the measure a "legislative train wreck of historic proportions."
    on Dec 19, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: USA Today

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