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Meaning of “lawmaker” in the English Dictionary

"lawmaker" in British English

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lawmakernoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɔːˌmeɪ.kər/  us   /ˈlɑːˌmeɪ.kɚ/
someone, such as a ​politician, who is ​responsible for making and ​changinglaws
(Definition of lawmaker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lawmaker" in American English

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lawmakernoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɔˌmeɪ·kər/
someone, such as a ​politician, who is ​responsible for making and ​changinglaws
(Definition of lawmaker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lawmaker" in Business English

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lawmakernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlɔːˌmeɪkər/
GOVERNMENT, LAW someone, such as a politician, who is ​responsible for making and ​changinglaws: He told lawmakers that ​studies from three ​states have shown only ​negligibleincreases in ​insurancepremiumprices.lawmakers approve/pass/vote (sth) Lawmakers ​passedlegislation to ​lift the ​tradeban.
(Definition of lawmaker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lawmaker”
in Chinese (Simplified) 立法者…
in Turkish kanun yapıcılar/hazırlayanlar…
in Russian законодатель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 立法者…
in Polish ustawodawca…
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