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An interest group that endeavors to influence public policy and especially governmental legislation, regarding its particular concerns and priorities.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a group of people who seek to exert pressure on legislators, public opinion, etc, in order to promote their own ideas or welfare
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an interest group that attempts to influence legislation through the use of lobbying and propaganda.
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|Noun||1.||pressure group - a group of people who try actively to influence legislation|
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