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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who tries to influence lawmakers in voting for or against certain laws.

Usage examples (28)
  • Because of her job as a lobbyist, she was able to meet and convince many influential people about the cause she championed.
  • The Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., has claimed that the term lobbyist originated there.
  • Bolden's tenure as an ATK lobbyist is a non-issue.
  • They rarely put the word lobbyist on their business card. for more
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