Definition of lawgiver in English:

lawgiver

Syllabification: law·giv·er
Pronunciation: /ˈlôˌɡivər
 
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noun

A person who draws up and enacts laws.
More example sentences
  • It is no more valid to say ‘because law suggests a lawgiver, a divine lawgiver must exist’.
  • This chapter and verse makes clear that only God can be our lawgiver, judge and King.
  • It relieved humanity of the heavy load under which it was groaning and broke the fetters unjust rulers and ignorant lawgivers had put around its feet.

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