Definitions for lobbyistˈlɒb i ɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lob•by•istˈlɒb i ɪst(n.)

  1. a person who tries to influence legislation or administrative decisions on behalf of a special interest; member of a lobby.

    Category: Government

Origin of lobbyist:

1940–45

lob′by•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lobbyist(noun)

    someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lobbyist(noun)ˈlɒb i ɪst

    sb who tries to persuade politicians to change sth

    a lobbyist for the drug industry

Wiktionary

  1. lobbyist(Noun)

    A person remunerated to persuade (to lobby) politicians to vote in a certain way or otherwise use their office to effect a desired result.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lobbyist(noun)

    a member of the lobby; a person who solicits members of a legislature for the purpose of influencing legislation

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