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Definition of lobby verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] lobby (somebody) (for/against something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lobby
he / she / it lobbies
past simple lobbied
-ing form lobbying
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to try to influence a politician or the government and, for example, persuade them to support or oppose a change in the law Farmers will lobby Congress for higher subsidies. Women's groups are lobbying to get more public money for children.
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