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lobby

verb [I/T] (PERSUADE)   /ˈlɑ·bi/
politics & government to try to persuade an elected official to take a particular action or change a law: [T] Council members have been lobbying colleagues on how to vote. lobbyist    /ˈlɑb·i·ɪst/ noun [C] lobbyists for the banking industry
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