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lobbyist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɒbiɪst/ US   /ˈlɑːbi-/ GOVERNMENT
someone who lobbies people in positions of authority: a lobbyist for sth Rutherford went to work as a consultant and lobbyist for the oil business. the chief lobbyist for Harvard Universitya company/industry/union lobbyist He is an industry lobbyist and former congressman.
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