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lawmaker

[law-mey-ker] /ˈlɔˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person who makes or enacts law; legislator.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English lawe maker. See law1, maker
Related forms
lawmaking, noun, adjective
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  • Act as though you were, through your maxims, a lawmaking member of a kingdom of ends.
Word Origin and History for lawmaking

lawmaker

n.

also law-maker, late 15c., from law + maker.

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