Definition of lawmaker in English:

lawmaker

Line breaks: law|maker
Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːmeɪkə
 
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noun

  • A legislator: the game’s official lawmakers are preparing the new legislation
    More example sentences
    • He is expected to meet with French lawmakers and senior Foreign Ministry officials Tuesday.
    • The Magna Carta does not, as I understand it, curtail the sovereignty of the proper lawmaker to make what laws seem fit to him.
    • There are a total of nine independent lawmakers in the current legislature.

Derivatives

lawmaking

adjective & noun
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  • No doubt the Legislature can overrule the Judiciary by its law-making power but can the Executive do so, through an Ordinance?
  • There may be another advantage, that it is the only conceivable or arguable source of valid law-making power.
  • The House is scheduled this year to deliberate 55 bills included in the National Legislation Program, which is a reference for legislators in the law-making process.

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