Noun(1) a large entrance or reception room or area(2) the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest(3) an interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying
Verb(1) detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
(1) There was a rally organised by the NPC pensioners' convention and a lobby of MPs.(2) The union is organising a lobby of parliament for next Wednesday.(3) Clad in bright green glass tiles, the entrance lobby leads to a restful white panelled ante room.(4) Under pressure from the agrochemical lobby , the British government has dropped plans to tax agricultural pesticide use.(5) American lobby groups try to seek a legal way to attack that peg, which hurts their interests they say.(6) A lobby of the governors' meeting is planned on Tuesday 20 May at 6pm and other local schools are being asked to build for it.(7) This makes it a perfect issue for the anti-abortion lobby to take up.(8) Last week we organised a lobby of the Lib Dem council to save our school.(9) Now had also launched a campaign which was seeking to lobby senators both in their home states and in the Senate itself.(10) The lobby was right near the entrance to the building, so I assumed the common room would be similarly close.(11) Our next step was to organise a lobby of the next meeting of the Housing Committee.(12) lobby groups(13) A lobby of the meeting was due to take place to show the strength of support for the sacked librarians and to urge the university to reinstate them.(14) There was to be a lobby of this meeting at 12.30 pm.(15) The meeting is being organised by the York Trades Union Council, which is also staging a lobby of councillors the following Thursday evening at the Guildhall before a full council meeting.(16) There was set to be a lobby of the national executive meeting.
(1) hotel lobby :: hotel lobby
1. entrance hall ::
2. special interest group ::
3. pressure group ::
4. seek to influence ::
probeer om te beïnvloed
5. campaign for ::
6. buttonhole ::
Different Formslobbed, lobber, lobbers, lobbies, lobbing, lobby, lobbying, lobbyist, lobbyists
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