HyperDic: law-makers

English > 1 sense of the word law-makers:
NOUNgrouplaw-makers, legislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assemblypersons who make or amend or repeal laws
English > law-makers: 1 sense > noun 1, group
Meaningpersons who make or amend or repeal laws.
Synonymslegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly
Category ofappropriationmoney set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-armsAn officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
uninominal, one-memberBased on the system of having only one member from each district (as of a legislature)
uninominal system, uninominal voting system, single-member system, scrutin uninomial system, scrutin uninominal voting systemBased on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district
Member ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
NarrowerCongress, United States Congress, U.S. Congress, US CongressThe legislature of the United States government
DumaA legislative body in the ruling assembly of Russia and of some other republics in the former USSR
congressA national legislative assembly
dietA legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
houseAn official assembly having legislative powers
legislative councilA unicameral legislature
parliamentA legislative assembly in certain countries
senateassembly possessing high legislative powers
BroaderassemblyA group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
Spanishasamblea general, asamblea legislativa, cuerpo legislativo, legislador, legislatura, órgano legislador, poder legislativo
Catalanassamblea legislativa, cos legislatiu, legislador, legislatura, òrgan legislador, poder legislatiu

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