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Meaning of “legislator” in the English Dictionary

"legislator" in British English

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legislatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈledʒ.ɪ.sleɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/ formal
a ​member of a ​group of ​people who together have the ​power to make ​laws
(Definition of legislator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"legislator" in American English

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legislatornoun [C]

 us   /ˈledʒ·əsˌleɪ·t̬ər/
politics & government a ​member of an ​electedgroup of ​people who have the ​power to make or ​changelaws
(Definition of legislator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"legislator" in Business English

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legislatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈledʒɪsleɪtər/  us   /-ṱɚ/ LAW
someone who is ​responsible for making ​laws: They said they would continue to write ​letters to legislators urging them to ​pass the ​law. state/​federal/EU legislators
(Definition of legislator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “legislator”
in Arabic مُشرّع…
in Korean 입법자…
in Portuguese legislador, -ora…
in Catalan legislador, -a…
in Japanese 立法者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 立法者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 立法者…
in Italian legislatore, -trice…
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