pressure group

noun

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

1924

First Known Use of pressure group

1924


PRESSURE GROUP Defined for English Language Learners

pressure group

noun

Definition of pressure group for English Language Learners

  • : 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.



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