Meaning of “lawmaker” in the English Dictionary

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"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 changing laws

(Definition of “lawmaker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lawmakernoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɔˌmeɪ·kər/

someone, such as a politician, who is responsible for making and changing laws

(Definition of “lawmaker” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lawmaker" in Business English

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lawmakernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɔːˌmeɪkər/ us

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.

(Definition of “lawmaker” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)