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Cultural definitions for lobby. A group whose members share certain goals and work to bring about the passage, modification, or defeat of laws that affect these goals. Lobbies also called interest groups or pressure groups can be long-standing such as minority groups struggling to have their civil rights guaranteed or ad hoc such as a community threatened by proposed construction of a nuclear power plant. Lobbies may use grassroots methods, such as local rallies and campaigns, to build support for their cause and often employ professional lobbyists, who testify before congressional committees and approach policymakers in all government branches. Powerful lobbies, such as the AFL-CIO and the American Legion, with millions of members, have succeeded in establishing influence in Washington, D.C. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. WORD OF THE DAY. indelible adjective in del uh b uh l SEE DEFINITION. Others Are Reading. Republic: Is There A Difference? Why Do Left And Right Mean Liberal And Conservative?
LOBBY meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
lobby congress/lawmakers/ministers He said private schools would lobby the General Assembly to restore the funding. lobby to do sth After the fatal crash, safety experts blamed the fuel-tank design and lobbied to make the cars safer. Your browser doesn't' support HTML5 audio. / lbi / us. Your browser doesn't' support HTML5 audio. a group of people that lobbies someone in authority.: The leading employers lobby called for less government regulation. a powerful/strong/influential lobby A powerful lobby of property companies and retailers is being formed. the pro-euro/pro-business/anti-gun lobby His firm has given 25000, to the pro-euro lobby. a business/consumer/trade lobby The government is under pressure from business lobbies who want taxes on companies reduced. environmental /farmer's/' energy lobby. Definition of lobby from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary Cambridge University Press. Examples of lobby. Both the hard-line authoritarian faction and pro-business affairists lobbied for different reasons to close down the journal. From the Cambridge English Corpus. To the extent that it did so, how much of this was the result of lobbying attempts by that community?
Aye and No Lobbies Content and Not Content Lobbies UK Parliament. Search icon.
The lobby to the right of each Chamber from the perspective of the occupant of the Chair or the Woolsack is always used for those voting in favour; the lobby to the left for those voting against. About Parliament: Divisions.
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The lobby-tomy 2: What was the lobbying about? Bits of Freedom.
For example, many parties want to be able to explain the word explicit for consent to their own advantage. Thats not surprising, because the law prescribes that processing certain types of data requires explicit consent. In an email to the permanent representation, Tele2 states that they think consent doesnt need a positive action or a statement in other words: simply surfing onwards on a website would be considered consent for well, you can or, rather, you would have to, guess. To be continued. Want to continue reading about this? On the Bits of Freedom website, you can find all the lobby documents and the analysis.
Interest Groups in American Politics: Pressure and Power Anthony J. Nownes Google Books.
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The Truth About the Vegan Lobby The New Republic. TNR_brand monogram_black. The New Republic. TNR_brand wordmark_black. TNR_brand monogram_black. The New Republic. The New Republic. The New Republic.
So, given that vegan interests have so little influence on Capitol Hill, why has Congressman King been blaming the vegan lobby for egg regulations for the last five years? His office didnt return a request for comment, but Nemeth has an idea. Its like calling someone a liberal, he said. The vegan lobby is a trigger word to get people excited and riled up.
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noun another spelling for jilgie, an Australian freshwater crayfish, of the genus Cherax. Compare clawchie, crawchie, craydab, crayfish, lobby, lobster, marron, yabby. Contributor's' comments: When we were kids around Goulburn NSW in the 50s we called them craybobs, not included in your list of synonyms for gilgie but similar to craydab. Contributor's' comments: There are 4 types of freshwater crayfish in WA: Marron, Gilgies, Koonacks and Yabbies. They are all distinct species. Contributor's' comments: I was always under the impression that yabbies the word I use, jilgies and koonaks were the same thing.

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