pressure group lobby

pressure group lobby
Pol. groupe de pression (ou d'influençage)

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  • pressure group — index faction, lobby, special interest Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Pressure-Group — Pres|sure Group, Pres|sure|group [ prɛʃɐgru:p ], die; , s [engl. pressure group, aus: pressure = Druck u. group = Gruppe]: Interessengruppe, die [mit Druckmitteln] bes. auf Parteien, Parlament u. Regierung Einfluss zu gewinnen sucht; ↑ Lobby (2) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • pressure group — noun a group of people who try actively to influence legislation • Syn: ↑lobby, ↑third house • Derivationally related forms: ↑lobbyist (for: ↑lobby), ↑lobby (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pressure group — Synonyms and related words: Black Power, Italian vote, Jewish vote, Polish Power, Rasputin, Svengali, VIP, White Power, access, bad influence, big wheel, black vote, breakaway group, camp, caucus, court, division, eminence grise, ethnic group,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pressure group — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. special interest group, special interests, lobby, coalition, clique; see also organization 3 …   English dictionary for students

  • lobby — lob·by 1 n pl lobbies: a group of persons engaged in lobbying esp. as representatives of a particular interest group lobby 2 vb lob·bied, lob·by·ing vi: to conduct activities aimed at influencing public officials and esp. members of a legislative …   Law dictionary

  • pressure groups —    Pressure groups are organizations whose members act collectively to affect public policy in order to promote a common interest. They are usually distinguishable from political parties in that they do not wish to govern. They may be divided… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • lobby — I n. pressure group 1) an education; farm; labor; oil lobby large hall 2) a hotel; theater lobby 3) in the lobby (let s meet in the lobby) II v. 1) to lobby actively 2) (D; intr.) to lobby against; for (to lobby against higher taxes; to lobby for …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lobby — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. foyer, hall, vestibule; lobbyism; pressure group, bloc, party, lobbyists, advocates. See receptacle, influence. v. solicit, ask favors; promote, bring pressure [to bear]; plump for, root for, pull… …   English dictionary for students

  • lobby — 1. noun 1) the hotel lobby Syn: entrance hall, hallway, entrance, hall, vestibule, foyer, reception area 2) the antigun lobby Syn: special interest group, interest group, pressure group; movement …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lobby — Synonyms and related words: Rasputin, Svengali, VIP, access, act on, advocate, approach, bad influence, bear upon, big wheel, blandish, cajole, call on, call upon, coax, constitute, corridor, court, decree, draw, draw on, eminence grise, enact,… …   Moby Thesaurus