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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


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

Broader (hypernym)beg, solicit, tap

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