legislator
leg·is·la·tor /'le-jəs-ˌlā-tər, -ˌtȯr/ n [Latin legis lator, literally, proposer of a law, from legis (genitive of lex law) + lator proposer, from ferre (past participle latus ) to carry, propose]: a person who makes laws esp. for a political unit; esp: a member of a legislative body
leg·is·la·to·ri·al /ˌle-jəs-lə-'tōr-ē-əl/ adj
leg·is·la·tor·ship n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

legislator
I noun congressman, lawgiver, lawmaker, member of a governmental body, member of a legislative body, member of parliament, officer of state, official representative, one who formulates laws, one who gives or makes laws, one who helps to pass laws, parliamentarian, politician, public servant, representative, senator II index lawmaker, politician

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


legislator
n.
A member of a body that creates laws.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • Legislātor — (lat.), Gesetzgeber; legislatorisch, zur Gesetzgebung gehörig, gesetzgeberisch …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • legislator — (ant.) m. Legislador …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • legislator — (n.) c.1600, from L. legis lator proposer of a law, from legis, gen. of lex law + lator proposer, agent noun of latus borne, brought, carried (see OBLATE (Cf. oblate) (n.)), used as past tense of ferre to carry (see INFER ( …   Etymology dictionary

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