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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “lobby”

lobby

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈlɒb.i/ US  /ˈlɑː.bi/
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
游说,试图说服(政客、政府或官方团体)
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。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of lobby verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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