[pol-uh-see-mey-ker] /ˈpɒl ə siˌmeɪ kər/
a person responsible for making , especially in government.
[pol-uh-see-oh-ner] /ˈpɒl ə siˌoʊ nər/ noun 1. .
- Policy science
noun 1. a branch of the social sciences concerned with the formulation and implementation of policy in bureaucracies, etc
- Policy wonk
noun an expert in administration or government, esp. one overly concerned with policy details Usage Note slang
/French pɔliɲak/ noun 1. Prince de, title of Auguste Jules Armand Marie de Polignac. 1780–1847, French statesman; prime minister (1829–30) to Charles X: his extreme royalist and ultramontane policies provoked the 1830 revolution and cost Charles X the throne