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policymaker

noun [C] ( also policy-maker)  /ˈpɑl·ə·siˌmeɪ·kər/ us  
a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc.: U.S. policymakers are forced to make hard choices between national security and domestic priorities.
policymaking
noun [U] ( also policy-making)  /ˈpɑl·ə·siˌmeɪ·kɪŋ/ us  
The Bundesbank said Thursday its policy-making council left the German discount rate unchanged.
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