lobby noun

ADJ. powerful, strong a powerful anti-smoking lobby | mass | anti-abortion, anti-hunt, environmental, industrial, nuclear, political, etc.

VERB + LOBBY mount, organize

LOBBY + NOUN group

PREP. ~ against Many groups have together mounted a lobby against cuts in hospitals. | ~ for Villagers have organized a lobby for improved local facilities.

lobby verb

ADV. actively, hard | successfully

PREP. against Head teachers have been lobbying hard against education cuts. | for The group successfully lobbied for changes in the law. | on behalf of The organization has been set up to lobby the government on behalf of all the people who have lost their pensions.

PHRASES intense/intensive lobbying The decision followed months of intense lobbying of UN officials. | political lobbying The group achieved its aims after months of political lobbying.

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