lobbyism
noun see lobby II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lobbyism — lobbyísm s. n. [ bby pron. bi ] Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  LOBBYÍSM n. Sistem de influenţare, prin agenţi speciali, a oamenilor de stat, pentru a adopta în parlament, guvern etc. hotărâri favorabile unor grupări,… …   Dicționar Român

  • lobbyism — See lobbyer. * * * …   Universalium

  • lobbyism — n. practice of attempting to convince public officials to favor a certain cause or take a certain action …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lobbyism — lob·by·ism …   English syllables

  • lobbyism — /ˈlɒbiˌɪzəm/ (say lobee.izuhm) noun 1. the system of lobbying. 2. the practices of those who lobby. –lobbyist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • lobbyism — noun the practice of lobbying; the activities of a lobbyist • Hypernyms: ↑practice, ↑pattern * * * ˈläbēˌizəm noun ( s) : the activities of a lobbyist or the practice of lobbying …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobbyist — lobbyism, n. /lob ee ist/, n. a person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest; a member of a lobby. [1940 45; LOBBY + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • Water supply and sanitation in the European Union — still is under the responsibility of each member state. Nevertheless, the European Union established some policies which impact the National water strategies tremendously. However, WSS evolved in every Member State independently until the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lobbyismus — Lob|by|ịs|mus 〈m.; ; unz.〉 System der Einflussnahme auf Parlamentsmitglieder * * * Lob|by|ịs|mus, der; [engl. lobbyism]: [ständiger] Versuch, Zustand der Beeinflussung von Abgeordneten durch Interessengruppen. * * * Lobbyịsmus   [lɔbi ,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Motive — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Motive >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 motive motive springs of action wellsprings of action GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 reason reason ground call principle Sgm: N 2 by end by end by purpose …   English dictionary for students

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