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politician

noun campaigner, candidate, governnental leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, office seeker, officeholder, officer of state, official, partisan, party memmer, politico, public servant, representative, statesman
See also: demagogue, lawmaker, legislator
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Suppose, for example, that a policymaker is concerned about the consequences and costs of elevated high school drop-out rates.
For example, if you are trying to persuade a policymaker to support your program, bring data with you that show your program is successful.
Then, write to or visit your local policymaker and share your experience.
Summary: PARIS: Markets abhor a vacuum, and the perception gap between eurozone policymakers and financial professionals is almost certainly at its widest since the single European currency's launch in 1999.
The complete suite of PolicyMaker products offers a total of 24 extensions to the Group Policy system that has been integrated with Active Directory since the release of Windows 2000.
Designed specifically for managed networks and network segments that cannot be managed with Group Policy, the new ProfileMaker 9 release also supports the PolicyMaker SDK.
They also noted that the earlier release would help markets interpret economic developments and predict the course of interest rates and that the minutes would provide a more up-to-date context for public remarks by individual policymakers.
Once the economic fundamentals change, the policymaker resets the learning algorithm to determine the magnitude of the new shock.
Oddly, Lake, while so reverential toward the policymakers, finds little to praise in the policy itself.
Weber, soon to quit as head of Germany's Bundesbank, told a meeting of US, eurozone and Asian policymakers that IMF forecasts pointed to renewed divergences in current account positions and that the surge in oil prices since unrest broke out across North Africa would accelerate this.
4 Find out what your state law says about sexuality education and then work with a local policymaker to ensure that programs in your community are in compliance.
My transition from the "ivory tower" to the US Mission was difficult for various reasons, mainly because I had to retrain my brain to think like a policymaker and learn how to produce and package knowledge in a very different manner.