Translation of "lobby" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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lobbyverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈlɒb.i/ us /ˈlɑː.bi/

C2 to try to persuade a politician, the government, or an official group that a particular thing should or should not happen, or that a law should be changed

Small businesses have lobbied hard for/against changes in the tax laws. 小公司极力游说支持/反对修改税法。
[ + to infinitive ] Local residents lobbied to have the factory shut down. 当地居民极力要求关闭该工厂。
[ + obj + to infinitive ] They have been lobbying Congress to change the legislation concerning guns. 他们一直在游说国会修改涉枪法律。

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lobbynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɒb.i/ us /ˈlɑː.bi/

lobby noun [ C ] (PRESSURE GROUP)

a group of people who try to persuade the government or an official group to do something

the anti-smoking lobby 反吸烟游说团体

lobby noun [ C ] (ROOM)

B2 the (large) room into which the main entrance door opens in a hotel or other large building


in the UK parliament, a room where someone meets a member of parliament who they have arranged to talk to, or one of the two passages that members of parliament walk through as a way of voting


(Translation of “lobby” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)