Meaning of “policymaker” in the English Dictionary

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policymakernoun [ C ]

also policy-maker us /ˈpɑl·ə·siˌmeɪ·kər/

a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc.:

U.S. policymakers are forced to make hard choices between national security and domestic priorities.
noun [ U ] also policy-making us /ˈpɑl·ə·siˌmeɪ·kɪŋ/

The Bundesbank said Thursday its policy-making council left the German discount rate unchanged.

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