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lobby

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɒbi/ ( plural lobbies) GOVERNMENT
a group of people that lobbies someone in authority: The leading employers' lobby called for less government regulation.a powerful/strong/influential lobby A powerful lobby of property companies and retailers is being formed.the pro-euro/pro-business/anti-gun lobby His firm has given £25,000 to the pro-euro lobby.a business/consumer/trade lobby The government is under pressure from business lobbies who want taxes on companies reduced. environmental/farmer's/energy lobby
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