policymaker

[ pol-uh-see-mey-ker ]
/ ˈpɒl ə siˌmeɪ kər /
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noun

a person responsible for making policy, especially in government.

Nearby words

  1. policlinic,
  2. policy,
  3. policy loan,
  4. policy science,
  5. policyholder,
  6. policymaking,
  7. policyowner,
  8. polignac,
  9. polio,
  10. polio vaccine

Origin of policymaker

First recorded in 1945–50; policy1 + maker

Related formspol·i·cy·mak·ing, adjective, noun

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