Definition of Lobby. Meaning of Lobby. Synonyms of Lobby

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Definition of Lobby

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.[U.S.] --Bartlett.
Lobby
Lobby Lob"by, v. t. To urge the adoption or passage of by soliciting members of a legislative body; as, to lobby a bill. [U.S.]
Lobby
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. 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; any persons, not members of a legislative body, who strive to influence its proceedings by personal agency

Meaning of Lobby from wikipedia

- Lobby may refer to: Lobby (room), an entranceway or foyer in a building Lobbying, the action or the group used to influence a viewpoint to politiciansLobbying...
- Lobbying, persuasion, or interest representation is the act of attempting to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of officials in their daily...
- Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., formerly called Hobby Lobby Creative Centers, is a private for-profit corporation which owns a chain of American arts and crafts...
- Lobby Hero is a play by Kenneth Lonergan. It premiered Off-Broadway in 2001. Lobby Hero premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, on March 13, 2001...
- The term the Lobby collectively characterises the political journalists in the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament. The term derives from the special...
- A lobby is a room in a building used for entry from the outside. Sometimes referred to as a foyer, reception or an entrance hall, it often is a large...
- Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, 573 U.S. ___ (2014), is a landmark decision in United States corporate law by the United States Supreme Court allowing closely...
- A sky lobby is an intermediate interchange floor where people can change from an express elevator that stops only at the sky lobby to a local elevator...
- freedom that is inimical to Church–State separation advocates. In Hobby Lobby Stores v. Sebelius (2013), Gorsuch wrote a concurrence when the en banc...
- debating chambers of the two Houses: the Members' Lobby and Commons Chamber to the north, and the Peers' Lobby and Lords Chamber to the south. Another mural-lined...
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