Meaning of “pressure group” in the English Dictionary

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"pressure group" in British English

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pressure groupnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpreʃ.ə ˌɡruːp/ us /ˈpreʃ.ɚ ˌɡruːp/

a group of people who work together to try to influence what other people or the government think about a particular subject, in order to achieve the things they want

(Definition of “pressure group” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pressure group" in Business English

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pressure groupnoun [ C ]

uk us

a group of people who work together to try to influence the activities of governments, companies, etc.:

(Definition of “pressure group” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)