• (British) IPA: /ˈlɛ.dʒɪ.slə.tɪv/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɛ.dʒɪˌsleɪ.tɪv/


  1. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking
    a legislative act
    Although enormously influential in shaping the laws of the land, The House of Lords are not actually a legislative body.
    The legislative framework provides much opportunity for correction and amendment of poorly thought out bills.
Translations Noun

legislative (uncountable)

  1. That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.
    Synonyms: legislature

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