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verb [intransitive/transitive] American English pronunciation: lobby /ˈlɑbi/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theylobby
he/she/itlobbies
present participlelobbying
past tenselobbied
past participlelobbied

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  1. to try to influence politicians or people in authority on a particular subject
    lobby someone to do something:

    Motorists lobbied Congress to take action on gas prices.

    lobby for:

    Our organization is lobbying for tougher laws to control toxic waste.

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