What is another word for lawmaker?

Pronunciation: [lˈɔːme͡ɪkə] (IPA)

Lawmakers are responsible for the creation and implementation of laws. They can also be referred to as legislators, representatives, or parliamentarians. Legislators may be divided into two categories: those who are elected to serve in the legislative body and those who are appointed to serve in that capacity. Elected legislators are typically referred to as representatives, Congress members, or MPs (Members of Parliament). Appointed lawmakers may be referred to as senators, councilors, or assemblymen. The term "lawmaker" can also be used interchangeably with terms such as lawmaker, policymaker, or government official. Ultimately, the context in which the word "lawmaker" is used may determine which synonym is appropriate.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      Assemblymen.

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Usage examples for Lawmaker

He loved her and was tender of her, but his word was law, and in all matters he was dictator, lawmaker, and judge, and from his decisions there was no appeal.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Now, we can have no more conception of law outside of a lawmaker, than we can have of an agent without a principal or an agency.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
Lycurgus by prohibiting gold and silver in Sparta, and making iron, spoiled by the fire, the only currency, did not by these measures discharge them from minding their household affairs, but cutting off luxury, the corruption and tumor of riches, he provided there should be an abundant supply of all necessary and useful things for all persons, as much as any other lawmaker ever did; being more apprehensive of a poor, needy, and indigent member of a community, than of the rich and haughty.
"Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans"
Clough, Arthur Hugh

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  • Success can be built on a strong relationship between a lobbyist and a single, powerful lawmaker.
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