policymaking

policymaking
policymaking [päl′ə sēmāk΄iŋ]
n.
the act or process of setting and directing the course of action to be pursued by a government, business, etc.
policymaker
n.

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pol·i·cy·mak·ing or pol·i·cy-mak·ing (pŏlʹĭ-sē-mā'kĭng) n.
High-level development of policy, especially official government policy.
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the making of high-level policy:

policymaking committees; policymaking decisions.

  polʹi·cy·mak'er n.

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