legislator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēgislātor.

Noun[edit]

legislator (plural legislators)

  1. Someone who creates or enacts laws
    1. especially a member of a legislative body.
      • 1837, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Ethel Churchill, volume 2, page 249:
        Give the children of the poor that portion of education which will enable them to know their own resources; which will cultivate in them an onward-looking hope, and give them rational amusement in their leisure hours: this, and this only, will work out that moral revolution, which is the legislator's noblest purpose.
      Synonym: lawmaker
    2. especially not any individual member of a legislative body but the abstracted author of a statute or statutes relevant for the principles of interpretation.
      Synonym: lawmaker

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin lēgislātor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lɛɡɪsˈlatɔr]
  • Hyphenation: lè‧gis‧la‧tor

Noun[edit]

lègislator (first-person possessive legislatorku, second-person possessive legislatormu, third-person possessive legislatornya)

  1. legislator

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Classical Latin, the word is usually written separately: lēgis lātor

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Noun[edit]

lēgislātor m (genitive lēgislātōris); third declension

  1. legislator
    • c. 130-180 C.E., Gaius, Institutiones, 3.76
      nec me praeterit non satis in ea re legislatorem voluntatem suam verbis expressisse
      It has not escaped my observation, however, that the legislator did not express his intention in this manner in a way which is sufficiently clear.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lēgislātor lēgislātōrēs
Genitive lēgislātōris lēgislātōrum
Dative lēgislātōrī lēgislātōribus
Accusative lēgislātōrem lēgislātōrēs
Ablative lēgislātōre lēgislātōribus
Vocative lēgislātor lēgislātōrēs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: legislator
  • French: législateur
  • Italian: legislatore

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lēgislātor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛ.ɡisˈla.tɔr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -atɔr
  • Syllabification: le‧gis‧la‧tor

Noun[edit]

legislator m pers

  1. (dated, law) legislator
    Synonyms: prawodawca, ustawodawca

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Further reading[edit]

  • legislator in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • legislator in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French législateur

Noun[edit]

legislator m (plural legislatori)

  1. legislator

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