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legislatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈledʒ.ɪ.sleɪ.tər/  us   /ˈledʒ.ə.sleɪ.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 elected group of people who have the power to make or change laws
(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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