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[pol-uh-see-mey-ker] /ˈpɒl ə siˌmeɪ kər/
a person responsible for making policy, especially in government.
Origin of policymaker
1945-50; policy1 + maker
Related forms
policymaking, adjective, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Suppose an adviser has what he thinks is valuable information to convey to a policymaker.
  • Every policymaker knows that this situation is unsustainable.
  • Perhaps it would focus policymaker minds on the costliness of limits on housing supply in rich cities.
  • Medina's claims about a new environment of information abundance radically altering policymaker needs are overstated.
  • As a result, the model has acquired an additional step-understanding customer feedback to determine policymaker interests.

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