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lawgiver

[law-giv-er] /ˈlɔˌgɪv ər/
noun
1.
a person who promulgates a law or a code of laws.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English lawe givere. See law1, giver
Related forms
lawgiving, noun, adjective
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  • Monotheism can flow from this- insofar as the law implies a lawgiver.
  • Upon this the lawgiver must build, if he would raise an en-during structure.
British Dictionary definitions for lawgiver

lawgiver

/ˈlɔːˌɡɪvə/
noun
1.
the giver of a code of laws
2.
Also called lawmaker. a maker of laws
Derived Forms
lawgiving, noun, adjective
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