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English definition of “lobby”

lobby

noun [C]     /ˈlɒbi/
ROOM B2 a room at the main entrance of a building , often with doors and stairs that lead to other parts of the building : a hotel lobbyRoomsPassages and entrance areas
PEOPLE a group of people who try to persuade the government to do something: the anti-smoking lobbyTaking action against people in powerActivism and pressure groups
(Definition of lobby noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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