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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 遊說,試圖說服(政客、政府或官方團體) Small businesses have lobbied hard for/against changes in the tax laws. 小公司極力遊說支援/反對修改稅法。 [+ to infinitive] Local residents lobbied to have the factory shut down. 當地居民極力要求關閉該工廠。 [+ obj + to infinitive ] They have been lobbying Congress to change the legislation concerning guns. 他們一直在遊說國會修改涉槍法律。 Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of lobby verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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