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"Legislative" is an adjective which is often translated as "legislativo", and "executive" is a noun which is often translated as "el ejecutivo". Learn more about the difference between "legislative" and "executive" below.
legislative
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to goverment)
a. legislativo
For a democracy to function, the executive, judicial, and legislative branches must be independent from each other.Para que un democracia funcione, las ramas ejecutiva, judicial y legislativa deben ser independientes entre sí.
2. (legal)
a. legislativo
The commission presented a legislative proposal to ban the selling of junk food at schools.La comisión presentó una propuesta legislativa para prohibir la venta de comida chatarra en las escuelas.
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executive(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (business)
a. el ejecutivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la ejecutiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new executive of the corporation just laid off half its workers.La nueva ejecutiva de la corporación acaba de despedir a mitad de los empleados.
2. (directing body)
a. el comité ejecutivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a company)
The executive has set some new goals for the company.El comité ejecutivo ha establecido unos objetivos nuevos para la compañía.
b. la ejecutiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a union or a party)
The trade union executive is organizing an event to raise awareness about workplace safety.La ejecutiva del sindicato está organizando un evento para aumentar la conciencia de seguridad laboral.
3. (government)
a. el ejecutivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(branch)
The members of the executive are selected from Parliament.Los miembros del ejecutivo se eligen del Parlamento.
b. el poder ejecutivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(branch)
The judiciary is separate from the legislature and the executive.El poder judicial está separado del legislativo y el poder ejecutivo.
c. la cabeza del ejecutivo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(chief officer)
Executives such as the president and the state governors are elected by popular vote.Las cabezas del ejecutivo como el presidente y los gobernadores de los estados se eligen por votación popular.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (business)
a. ejecutivo
After years of working for the company, she was finally promoted to an executive position.Tras años de trabajar para la compañía, finalmente la ascendieron a un cargo ejecutivo.
5. (government)
a. ejecutivo
The executive branch of the government is responsible for enforcing the law.El poder ejecutivo está encargado de imponer la ley.
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