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Definition of "legislative body" [legislative body]

  • A political institution which holds the legislative power in a state, and often controls the executive power. (noun)
  • Its equivalent, exercing legislative power at a sub-state administrative level. (noun)

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Use "legislative body" in a sentence
  • "The General Assembly is the title by which the legislative body of North Carolina was usually known,3"
  • "Among the most brilliant debaters of any legislative body were Senators Joseph W. Bailey, of Texas, and John C. Spooner, of W.sconsin."
  • "Except for the veto power of the league council, it might be said that the mothers of the confederated tribes constituted the legislative body while the warriors were the executive."