Definition of policymaker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒlɪsɪmeɪkə/

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A person responsible for or involved in formulating policies, especially in politics.
Example sentences
  • It is us in the health profession and not the politicians and policymakers who have to deal with the consequences of this policy.
  • In the wake of the Cold War, U.S. policymakers remain firmly committed to this goal.
  • The imperialist policymakers are motivated above all by questions of their own security.

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