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noun [countable] lobby pronunciation in British English /ˈlɒbi/
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  1. 1
    an organized group of people who represent a particular area of business or society and try to influence politicians
    The government is eager not to upset the powerful farming lobby.
    a transport lobby group
    1. a.
      an action such as a protest or meeting which is intended to influence politicians
      Pensioners took part in a mass lobby of parliament.

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