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lobbyistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɒb.i.ɪst/  us   /ˈlɑː.bi.ɪst/
someone who tries to persuade a politician or official group to do something: Lobbyists for the tobacco industry have expressed concerns about the restriction of smoking in public places.
(Definition of lobbyist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lobbyistnoun [C]

uk   /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 Universitya company/industry/union lobbyist He is an industry lobbyist and former congressman.
(Definition of lobbyist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lobbyist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说客,游说者…
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