a person who makes or enacts law; legislator.

1350–1400; Middle English lawe maker. See law1, maker

lawmaking, noun, adjective Unabridged
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The demon of reform has a secret door into the heart of every lawmaker, of every inhabitant of every city.
Martina also told the students about a lawmaker who had initially refused to talk with her about her brother's plight.
Forest scientists scratch heads at lawmaker's notion of cutting down rain forests to limit global warming.
With a mouse click, they can take out any lawmaker out of favor with legislative leaders.
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