lobby verb definition in Parliament topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Parliament topic
(lobbies, lobbying, lobbied, lobbied) [transitive, intransitive] lobby (somebody) (for/against something) 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.