Definition of 'pressure group'
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Pressure groups seek more money and influence for themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The law is a victory for environmental pressure groups. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Of more concern to environmental pressure groups is the increasing number of products which feature a standby mode. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'pressure group'
British English: pressure group NOUN
A pressure group is an organized group of people who are trying to persuade a government or other authority to do something, for example to change a law.
...an environmental pressure group.
Definition of pressure group from the Collins English Dictionary
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