lobby member


lobby member
A person who frequents the lobby of a house of legislation for the purpose of influencing measures therein pending. Chippewa Valley & Superior Ry. Co. v Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Ry. Co. 75 Wis 224, 44 NW 17.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Lobby member — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lobby-member — lobbˈy member noun (US) Formerly, someone who frequented a lobby in the interest of some cause • • • Main Entry: ↑lobby …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lobby — ▪ I. lobby lob‧by 1 [ˈlɒbi ǁ ˈlɑːbi] noun lobbies PLURALFORM [countable] 1. a group of people with similar interests who try to persuade a government that a particular law or situation should be changed: • Opposition to the new law is expected… …   Financial and business terms

  • Lobby Loyde — Infobox musical artist Name = Lobby Loyde Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = non vocal instrumentalist Birth name = John Baslington Lyde Alias = Barry Lyde Lobby Loyde Lobby Lyde Born = 18 May 1941 Longreach, Queensland, Australia… …   Wikipedia

  • Lobby pro-OGM — Mouvement anti OGM Le mouvement anti OGM désigne l ensemble des actions légales, comme les campagnes de sensibilisation, ou illégales, telles que des destructions de plantations, menées par le groupe de pression qui s oppose au développement des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lobby — [[t]lɒ̱bi[/t]] ♦♦♦ lobbies, lobbying, lobbied 1) VERB If you lobby someone such as a member of a government or council, you try to persuade them that a particular law should be changed or that a particular thing should be done. [V n] Carers from… …   English dictionary

  • European women's lobby — Founded in 1990, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) [http://www.womenlobby.org/site/hp.asp?langue=EN] is the largest alliance of women’s non governmental organisation in the European Union bringing together thousands of women’s organisations… …   Wikipedia

  • Israel lobby in the United States — The Israel lobby in the United States is a term used to describe the loose coalition of groups and individuals who attempt to influence American foreign policy in support of Israel and its policies. [The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy, John J …   Wikipedia

  • The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy — infobox Book | name = The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy orig title = translator = author = John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt cover artist = country = United States language = English series = classification = Non fiction genre = Politics… …   Wikipedia


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