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lawmaker

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɔːˌmeɪkər/
GOVERNMENT, LAW someone, such as a politician, who is responsible for making and changing laws: He told lawmakers that studies from three states have shown only negligible increases in insurance premium prices.lawmakers approve/pass/vote (sth) Lawmakers passed legislation to lift the trade ban.
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