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  1. lob·by
  2. noun


  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: lobby, plural noun: lobbies

    • noun

      a room providing a space out of which one or more other rooms or corridors lead, typically one near the entrance of a public building:

      (in the UK) any of several large halls in the Houses of Parliament in which MPs may meet members of the public.

    • verb

      seek to influence (a legislator) on an issue:
    • noun

      (in the UK) a senior political journalist of a group receiving direct but unattributable briefings from the government.
    • noun

      a body formed to influence legislation on a particular issue:
    • (in Australia) an independent lobby group formed in 1972 to promote feminist values and campaign for the entry of women into politics:
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