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legislator (LEJ i slay" tuhr) (noun)
Someone who creates or enacts laws; especially, a member of a governing body: Lisa said, "Jamie, if you want someone to pass a bill, then you should write to your state legislator."
legislature (LEJ i slay" chuhr) (noun)
An officially elected or otherwise selected body of people vested with the responsibility and power to make laws for a political unit; such as, a province or nation: Every state in the U.S. has its own legislature which is accountable for the rules and regulations for everyone within its jurisdiction.
The results of the recent election resulted in a new aboriginal legislator to sit in the federal legislature.
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