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pressure group

noun

Simple Definition of pressure group

  • : a group of people who share an interest, concern, or set of opinions and who try to influence politics or the policies of government, business, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pressure group

  1. :  an interest group organized to influence public and especially government policy but not to elect candidates to office

Examples of pressure group in a sentence

  1. a pressure group trying to reduce taxes

  2. <observed that if publishers gave in to every pressure group, nothing would ever get published>



1928

First Known Use of pressure group

1928


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