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politician

1. a person actively engaged in politics, esp a full-time professional member of a deliberative assembly
2. a person who is experienced or skilled in the art or science of politics, government, or administration; statesman
3. Disparaging chiefly US a person who engages in politics out of a wish for personal gain, as realized by holding a public office
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A better understanding of the factors that influence how people act and interact can help policymakers design more effective procedures.
A good way to ease a stiff meeting is to compliment your policymaker on something he or she accomplished in the past.
1 Visit local policymakers and tell them to support medically accurate, age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education programs in school and community-based settings.
Policymakers, on the other hand, believe any talk of default or restructuring is dangerous because it amplifies market panic, undermines the credibility of the currency area and may prevent Greece implementing the fiscal adjustment it has accepted.
PolicyMaker Standard Edition was the first product based on Group Policy Extension (first released in 2003), eliminating the need for logon and startup scripting.
com and noted Group Policy expert, "The PolicyMaker SDK enables us to provide our customers custom solutions to their Group Policy problems.
A wider circle of drafters is engaged to ensure that the deadline is met, and logistics are closely coordinated to ensure that policymakers are available for timely review and approval of the minutes.
However, when the policymaker is in an inflation-intolerant regime, uncertainty about fluctuations in the Phillips curve are not amplified, as the policymaker is less willing to trade off inflation for small gains in unemployment.
Economic imbalances between wealthy and emerging nations are proving one of the biggest headaches for policymakers striving to repair the world economy after the most damaging crisis in decades and reduce the risks of future shocks.
1 Tell local policymakers they should support medically accurate, age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education programs in school and community-based settings.
Every policymaker I have met has identified himself or herself as a realist.
What is a policymaker to think if models cannot give a clear answer to the question of whether this carbon tax will help or hurt the economy?