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Definition of "legislatively" []

  • Of or relating to legislation (adjective)
  • Having the power or function of legislating (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a legislature (adjective)
  • By legislation, by the method of enacting laws. (adverb)

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Use "legislatively" in a sentence
  • "Arranging health care in this way legislatively is theoretically offensive in the abstract, but in d concrete – it’s not going to involve any income shifting from anyone wealthy I know."
  • "Part of my job is to teach you how to work with such questions and see the range of possible answers because (some) lawyers need to persuade others to adopt the most favorable of a range of possible answers; other lawyers 'jobs include choosing an answer, either judicially or legislatively, which is the best answer for the circumstances or for society."
  • "But this will make it very hard, Wolf, likely for Democrats to do what they want to do legislatively, which is get enough Republican votes to pass and send the president a bill that demands troop withdrawal with a firm deadline."