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1. One who gives a code of laws to a people.
2. A legislator.
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1. (Law) the giver of a code of laws
2. (Law) Also called: lawmaker a maker of laws
ˈlawˌgiving n, adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a person who promulgates a law or a code of laws.
law′giv`ing, n., adj.
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|Noun||1.||lawgiver - a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
promulgator - (law) one who promulgates laws (announces a law as a way of putting it into execution)
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lawgiver[ˈlɔːˌgɪvəʳ] N (Brit) → legislador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Gesetzgeber m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
lawgiver[ˈlɔːˌgɪvəʳ] lawmaker [ˈlɔːˌmeɪkəʳ] n → legislatore m
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