[ pol-uh-see-mey-ker ]
/ ˈpɒl ə siˌmeɪ kər /
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a person responsible for making policy, especially in government.
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How to use policymaker in a sentence
These women had been frustrated that their repeated requests for meetings with policymakers were ignored.Amid Unrest, Afghan Women Push For Role in Peace Process|Molly Raskin|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Policymakers, strategists, and citizens alike need to recognize that a major new political debate is emerging.How Young People Are Destroying Liberty|James Poulos|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The public expects policymakers to act,” Munoz told The Daily Beast.The White House’s Woman in the Immigration Crosshairs|Eleanor Clift|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in the world of Western arms control policymakers, Li remains notorious.Tehran’s Chinese Missile Man|Jefferson Morley|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beyond the realm of pop culture, fatherhood has also become an area of interest to researchers and policymakers.Is 2014 ‘Year of the Dad’?|Andy Hinds|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Policymakers explain developments by causes such as globalisation, technology and welfare state sclerosis.Definition & Reality in the General Theory of Political Economy|Thomas Colignatus
The problem of segregation could best be solved by the policymakers.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.