from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An interest group that endeavors to influence public policy and especially governmental legislation, regarding its particular concerns and priorities.
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- noun A group of people who try to
influencethe policiesof governmentsand other legislativeorganizations
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- noun a group of people who try actively to influence legislation
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