wetgever

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: the root of wetgeven 'to legislate' (from wet 'law, legislation' + geven 'to give, render') + -er

Noun[edit]

wetgever m (plural wetgevers or wetgeveren, diminutive wetgevertje n)

  1. (literally) A legislator, person who or institution which makes (a) law(s)
  2. Title of (notably Judeo-Chistian) prophets
  3. (obsolete) Title of a mighty ruler, especially God Almighty or tyrants

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