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verb [intransitive/transitive] lobby pronunciation in British English /ˈlɒbi/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelobbying
past tenselobbied
past participlelobbied
  1. to try to influence politicians or people in authority on a particular subject
    lobby for: Our organization is lobbying for tougher laws to control toxic waste.
    lobby someone to do something: Motorists lobbied the government to take action on petrol prices.


an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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