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noun law·mak·er \ˈl-ˌmā-kər\

: someone who makes laws

Full Definition of LAWMAKER

:  one who makes laws :  legislator
law·mak·ing \-kiŋ\ noun

Examples of LAWMAKER

  1. <the state's lawmakers worked long into the night drafting a bill that would be acceptable to everyone>

First Known Use of LAWMAKER

14th century
LAWMAKING Defined for Kids


noun law·mak·er \ˈl-ˌmā-kər\

Definition of LAWMAKER for Kids

:  someone who takes part in writing and passing laws :  legislator
law·mak·ing \-ˌmā-kiŋ\ adjective or noun <Congress is the nation's lawmaking body.>


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