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legislator

leg·is·la·tor

legislator

 
 
pronunciation:
le jih sleI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who makes laws, esp. a member of a legislative body.
The legislators passed the bill in the House of Representatives.
synonyms:
lawgiver, lawmaker
similar words:
assemblyman, assemblywoman, congressman, congresswoman, delegate, lawsuit, representative, senator, solon, statesman
Word Parts
The word legislator contains the following part:
leg1 Latin root that means law