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English definition of “lobby”

lobby

noun [C]     /ˈlɒbi/ (plural lobbies) GOVERNMENT
a group of people that lobbies someone in authority : The leading employers ' lobby called for less government regulation .a powerful/strong/influential lobby A powerful lobby of property companies and retailers is being formed .the pro-euro/pro-business/anti-gun lobby His firm has given £25,000 to the pro-euro lobby.a business/consumer/trade lobby The government is under pressure from business lobbies who want taxes on companies reduced . environmental /farmer's/ energy lobby
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