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Found 3 items, similar to Lobby.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: lobby ruang masuk
English → English (WordNet) Definition: lobby lobby n 1: a large entrance or reception room or area [syn: anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, hall, foyer, vestibule] 2: a group of people who try actively to influence legislation [syn: pressure group, third house] v : detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors [syn: buttonhole] [also: lobbied]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lobby Lobby \Lob"by\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lobbied; p. pr. & vb. n. Lobbying.] To address or solicit members of a legislative body in the lobby or elsewhere, with the purpose to influence their votes; in an extended sense, to try to influence decision-makers in any circumstance. [U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster] Lobby \Lob"by\, n.; pl. Lobbies. [LL. lobium, lobia, laubia, a covered portico fit for walking, fr. OHG. louba, G. laube, arbor. See Lodge.] 1. (Arch.) A passage or hall of communication, especially when large enough to serve also as a waiting room. It differs from an antechamber in that a lobby communicates between several rooms, an antechamber to one only; but this distinction is not carefully preserved. [1913 Webster] 2. That part of a hall of legislation not appropriated to the official use of the assembly; hence, the persons, collectively, who frequent such a place to transact business with the legislators; hence: any persons, not members of a legislative body, who strive to influence its proceedings by personal agency; a group of lobbyists for a particular cause; as, the drug industry lobby. [U. S.] [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. (Naut.) An apartment or passageway in the fore part of an old-fashioned cabin under the quarter-deck. [1913 Webster] 4. (Agric.) A confined place for cattle, formed by hedges. trees, or other fencing, near the farmyard. [1913 Webster] Lobby member, a lobbyist. [Humorous cant, U. S.] [1913 Webster] Lobby \Lob"by\, v. t. To urge the adoption or passage of by soliciting members of a legislative body; as, to lobby a bill; -- also used with the legislators as object; as, to lobby the state legislatuire for protection. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]


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