lobby

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1 lobby /ˈlɑːbi/ noun
plural lobbies
1 lobby
/ˈlɑːbi/
noun
plural lobbies
Learner's definition of LOBBY
[count]
: a large open area inside and near the entrance of a public building (such as a hotel or theater)
: an organized group of people who work together to influence government decisions that relate to a particular industry, issue, etc.
2 lobby /ˈlɑːbi/ verb
lobbies; lobbied; lobbying
2 lobby
/ˈlɑːbi/
verb
lobbies; lobbied; lobbying
Learner's definition of LOBBY
: to try to influence government officials to make decisions for or against something
[no object]
[+ object]
often followed by to + verb
: to try to get something you want by talking to the people who make decisions
[no object]
[+ object]

— lobbyist

/ˈlɑːbijɪst/ noun, plural lobbyists [count]
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