lobbyist

Norwegian translation: Lobbyist

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English term or phrase:lobbyist
Norwegian translation:Lobbyist

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15:00 May 29, 2009
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Social Sciences - Government / Politics
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English term or phrase: lobbyist
Definition from washingtonpost.com:
A person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest.

Example sentence(s):
  • The lobbyists represent a range of industries, including the finance, telecommunications, technology and healthcare sectors. abcNews
  • When legislators lose re-election or choose not to run again for office, they often find a second career as a highly paid lobbyist, meeting with their former colleagues and touting the positions they are paid to promote. WiseGeek
  • First and foremost, lobbyists must be adept at the art of persuasion, which is the mainstay of their job. The Princeton Review
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Lobbyist
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Lobbyist er en person som driver lobbyvirksomhet på vegne av seg selv, en organisasjon eller en interessegruppe. Begrepet profesjonell lobbyist brukes på en person som på bestilling foretar lobbyvirksomhet med grunnlag i spesiell kunnskap om sak eller gode relasjoner i politiske miljøer.
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Lobbyist


Definition from Wikipedia:
Lobbyist er en person som driver lobbyvirksomhet på vegne av seg selv, en organisasjon eller en interessegruppe. Begrepet profesjonell lobbyist brukes på en person som på bestilling foretar lobbyvirksomhet med grunnlag i spesiell kunnskap om sak eller gode relasjoner i politiske miljøer.

Example sentence(s):
  • Mens kommunalministeren avviser statlig milliardstøtte, etablerer Næringsforeningen «Krafttak Ryfast AS» og lønner en fast lobbyist. - Stavanger aftenblad  
Hege Jakobsen Lepri
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