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English definition of “policymaker”

policymaker

noun [C] (also policy-maker)    /ˈpɑl·ə·siˌmeɪ·kər/
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 (also policy-making)    /ˈpɑl·ə·siˌmeɪ·kɪŋ/ noun [U] The Bundesbank said Thursday its policy-making council left the German discount rate unchanged.
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