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English noun: lobby

1. lobby (artifact) a large entrance or reception room or area


Synonymsantechamber, anteroom, entrance hall, foyer, hall, vestibule


Broader (hypernym)room


Narrower (hyponym)narthex


Part meronymbuilding, edifice

2. lobby (group) the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest


Broader (hypernym)people

3. lobby (group) a group of people who try actively to influence legislation


Synonymspressure group, third house


Broader (hypernym)political entity, political unit


Narrower (hyponym)National Rifle Association, NRA


English verb: lobby

1. lobby (social) detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors


Synonymsbuttonhole


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beg, solicit, tap









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