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lobbynoun active partisans, active reformers, active supporters, activists, advocates, agitators, influencers, influential persons, persuaders, petitioners, pressure group, reformers, special interest group, special interests, zealous advocates
lobbyverb actively represent, actuate, advance, arouse, bring pressure to bear, defend, effect, encourage, enlist, espouse, exercise influence, exert influence, exert pressure, incline, induce, influence, inspirit, instigate, negotiate, personally solicit, persuade, press, pressure, procure, promote, provoke, pull strings, put pressure on, represent, request, solicit, solicit votes, sway, urge, use one's influence, work on
Associated concepts: registration laws, special innerest groups
See also: bait, constituency, entrance, lure, party, special interest