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spe·cial inter·est group

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. special interest, special-interest group, special interest group, advocacy group, lobby group, lobby, pressure group, third housenoun

    an interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying

Wikipedia

  1. Special interest group

    A special interest group (SIG) is a community within a larger organization with a shared interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or technology where members cooperate to affect or to produce solutions within their particular field, and may communicate, meet, and organize conferences. The term was used in 1961 by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an academic and professional computer society. SIG was later popularized on CompuServe, an early online service provider, where SIGs were a section of the service devoted to particular interests.

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  1. special interest group

    A special interest group is a group of individuals or organizations that share a specific interest or objective and join together to promote their common goals. These groups aim to influence governmental institutions, policies, legislation, and other decision-making bodies to further their interests or causes. Their means of influence may include lobbying, public campaigns, publishing research and raising awareness in various ways. Special interest groups can range from social and political advocacy groups to business and professional organizations.

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  1. Special Interest Group

    A Special Interest Group is a community with an interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or technology where members cooperate to affect or to produce solutions within their particular field, and may communicate, meet, and organize conferences. They may at times also advocate or lobby on a particular issue or on a range of issues but are generally distinct from Advocacy groups and pressure groups which are normally set up for the specific political aim; the distinction is not firm however and some organizations can adapt and change their focus over time.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of special interest group in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of special interest group in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of special interest group in a Sentence

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    I wouldn't change the $10 bill or the $20 bill, i think honestly it's a gesture. I don't think it helps to change our history. What I would think is we ought to recognize that women are not a special interest group.

  2. Nicole Solas:

    Being sued by a special interest group, the NEA, that has $300 million in a slush fund that's available to just bully stay-at-home moms like me was a real eye-opener to how public school really operates.

  3. Martha Burk:

    We do not take sex discrimination as seriously as we do race, that is an extreme imbalance. Women's representation has to reach a critical mass before meaningful change can be made and most experts consider that around 30 percent and that they are no longer seen as a special interest group.

  4. Carly Fiorina:

    Women are now 53% of voters, as I like to tell some of my Democratic friends who continue to talk about the war on women, we are not a special interest group -- we are the majority of the nation.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    Every special interest group in town is trying to get a little bit more, nickel-and-diming at a time when people are dying -- literally dying.

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