Translation of "lobby" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /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

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。

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