A governmental body with the power to make, amend and repeal laws.
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.’;
(Canada) A legislative building.
That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.
The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.
‘Without the concurrent consent of all three parts of the legislature, no law is, or can be, made.’;
Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive; as, a legislative act; a legislative body.
‘The supreme legislative power of England was lodged in the king and great council, or what was afterwards called the Parliament.’;
persons who make or amend or repeal laws
Of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style.
the legislative body of a country or state
‘the Nevada state legislature passed a law to prohibit dumping of nuclear waste’;
relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature;
A legislature is an assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. They are often contrasted with the executive and judicial branches of parliamentary government in the separation of powers model.
of or relating to or created by legislation;