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interest group

noun [C]
 
 
( also special interest group)
a group of people or organizations who work to support an interest, principle, etc. that they all have: Local residents who oppose the new supermarket have formed an interest group that is impossible to ignore. Company bosses are meeting with unions and other interest groups to discuss the pay offer.
Translations of “interest group”
in Chinese (Traditional) 利益集團…
in Chinese (Simplified) 利益集团…
(Definition of interest group from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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