policymaker

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

noun

a person responsible for making policy, especially in government.

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Origin of policymaker

First recorded in 1945–50; policy1 + maker

OTHER WORDS FROM policymaker

pol·i·cy·mak·ing, adjective, noun
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