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A person, group, or organization attempting to influence legislators in favor of one particular interest or issue.
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a body of persons, a corporation, or an industry that seeks or receives benefits or privileged treatment, esp. through legislation.
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|Noun||1.||special interest - an individual or group who are concerned with some particular part of the economy and who try to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor|
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