law-makers

Definitions of law-makers
  1. noun
    persons who make or amend or repeal laws
    synonyms: general assembly, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature
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    senate
    assembly possessing high legislative powers
    Congress, U.S. Congress, US Congress, United States Congress
    the legislature of the United States government
    house
    an official assembly having legislative powers
    legislative council
    a unicameral legislature
    congress
    a national legislative assembly
    diet
    a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
    parliament
    a legislative assembly in certain countries
    Duma
    a legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR
    Senate, U.S. Senate, US Senate, United States Senate
    the upper house of the United States Congress
    House of Representatives, U.S. House, U.S. House of Representatives, US House, US House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives
    the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
    House of Burgesses
    the lower house of legislature in colonial Virginia
    British House of Commons, House of Commons
    the lower house of the British parliament
    British House of Lords, House of Lords
    the upper house of the British parliament
    British Parliament
    the British legislative body
    Dail, Dail Eireann
    the lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
    Knesset, Knesseth
    the Israeli unicameral parliament
    Oireachtas
    the parliament of the Irish Republic
    Seanad, Seanad Eireann
    the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
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    assembly
    a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
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