a person responsible for making policy, especially in government.

Origin of policymaker

First recorded in 1945–50; policy1 + maker
Related formspol·i·cy·mak·ing, adjective, noun
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  • The Politburo is the policymaking and decisionmaking branch of the party.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole