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leg·is·la·tive

legislative

 
 
pronunciation:
le jih sleI tihv [or] le jih sleI tihv
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with the branch of government that has the power to pass laws.
The Senate is part of the legislative branch of government in the United States.
definition 2: having to do with legislation or a legislature.
Changing the law required legislative action.
derivation: legislatively (adv.)