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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Legislative \Leg"is*la*tive\ (l[e^]j"[i^]s*l[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. l['e]gislatif.] [1913 Webster] 1. Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; -- distinguished from executive; as, a legislative act; a legislative body. [1913 Webster] The supreme legislative power of England was lodged in the king and great council, or what was afterwards called the Parliament. --Hume. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style. [1913 Webster]