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“legislator” in British English

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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

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“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)