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lobbyist

Swedish translation: lobbyist

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English term or phrase:lobbyist
Swedish translation:lobbyist

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14:54 May 29, 2009
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Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Additional field(s): Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
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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Lobbying eller lobbning (från engelskans lobby) innebär att intressegrupper i organiserad form framför sina åsikter till de politiska makthavarna.
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Definition from Wikipedia:
Lobbying eller lobbning (från engelskans lobby) innebär att intressegrupper i organiserad form framför sina åsikter till de politiska makthavarna.

Example sentence(s):
  • Lobbyister har kritiserats för att ha hemlig agenda, d v s de vill ofta ha ensidiga fördelar för sina uppdragsgivare, fast de försöker dölja det. - Wikipedia  
S. Boman
Finland
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Native speaker of: Swedish
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