What is another word for legislator?

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[ lˈɛd͡ʒɪslˌe͡ɪtə], [ lˈɛd‍ʒɪslˌe‍ɪtə], [ l_ˈɛ_dʒ_ɪ_s_l_ˌeɪ_t_ə]

Related words: US Congress, senate, congress, senate address, house of representatives

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    How to use "Legislator" in context?

    A legislator is a representative of the public in a legislature, either in the form of an elected official or a representative appointed by the government. Collectively, legislators make up a legislature. The term is also used in other countries with a parliamentary system of government, such as the Australian House of Representatives.

    Legislative activity is often described as the process by which laws are made. A legislature can create, amend, or repeal statutes. It can also initiate revenue-raising bills, and may also be responsible for impeachment proceedings.

    In democracies, lawmakers often serve for a fixed term, with some nations allowing them to serve multiple terms.

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