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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 University a company/industry/union lobbyist He is an industry lobbyist and former congressman .
(Definition of lobbyist noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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