Definition of Legislative branch

1. Noun. The branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating.




Definition of Legislative branch

1. Noun. The branch of government which is concerned with the making of laws ¹

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Literary usage of Legislative branch

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1. The Plum Book: U. S. Government Policy and Supporting Positions for 9,000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... legislative branch ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ..."

2. Government by All the People; Or: The Initiative, the Referendum, and the by Delos Franklin Wilcox (1912)
"... IT WOULD AFFORD THE legislative branch AN EXCUSE FOR SHIRKING RESPONSIBILITY LEGISLATIVE bodies are admittedly subject to powerful temptations. ..."

3. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"Executive branch leaks are every bit as serious as legislative branch ones. But as long as there is a consensus on this point, we do not feel a need ..."

4. By the People... U.S. Government Structure: An English As a Second Language Text (1994)
"legislative branch: CONGRESS 60 Objectives: Identify the 2 parts of Congress ... legislative branch: A BILL BECOMES LAW 77 Objective: Explain how a bill ..."

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