legislatively legislatively  /ˈlɛ dʒɪs ˌleɪ tɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) by legislation

Usage(s):

  1. But not so fast; Scalia says abortion can be legislatively permitted or not as the people choose, and he will enforce whatever is democratically chosen.
  2. But legislatively, Dems were hamstrung by their inability to overcome Republican filibusters.
  3. Its not an inaccurate frame insofar as it describes what went wrong legislatively.

News

  • Defense Consolidation: Who Gets Bought First?

    As overseas wars wind down and legislatively mandated cuts to military spending begin to bite, everybody in the defense industry is beginning to ask how sector consolidation will unfold. When you only have one big customer -- the government -- and that customer starts slashing its purchases of goods and services, it's inevitable that some suppliers will choose to exit the business.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. ...Gov. M. Jodi Rell, a gay marriage opponent who also supports amending the Constitution to allow for initiatives and referendum, said she is "firmly convinced that attempts to reverse this decision either legislatively or by amending the...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Jodi Rell Source: FOXNews

  2. "I believe an intervention will happen, either legislatively or from the administration," Pelosi said. "I think it's pretty clear that bankruptcy is not an option."
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "I'm not sure much is impossible legislatively," Reid said Thursday. "The American people have indicated . . . that they are fed up with what's going on."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: Arizona Republic

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