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Definition of Legislator


  1. A lawgiver; one who makes laws for a state or community; a member of a legislative body.

Legislator Quotations

It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common; and the special business of the legislator is to create in men this benevolent disposition.

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
John Ruskin

I wish I had known more firsthand about the concerns and problems of American businesspeople while I was a U.S. senator and later a presidential nominee. That knowledge would have made me a better legislator and a more worthy aspirant to the White House.
George McGovern

Whether you're an opera singer, a legislator or customer service operator, there is a way that we can find common ground with our audience - be they young or old, Democrats or Republicans, rich or poor, religious or secular.
Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a new legislator when a road divided the campus - and it was not fully paved at that - and no wall defined the campus from the highway.
Michael N. Castle
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Legislator Translations

legislator in German is Gesetzgeber
legislator in Italian is legiferatore
legislator in Spanish is legislador
legislator in Swedish is lagstiftare
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