an interest group that attempts to influence legislation through the use of lobbying techniques and propaganda.
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How to use pressure group in a sentence
Many parents and pressure groups are going even further, demanding total academic suspension until a clearer post-pandemic education system is ironed out.The Philippines Still Hasn't Fully Reopened Its Schools Because of COVID-19. What Is This Doing to Children? | Chad de Guzman | December 2, 2021 | Time
In this case the settlers of the region prior to 1780 stood to benefit by this legislation and formed an effective pressure group.The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784 | George D. Wolf
British Dictionary definitions for pressure group
a group of people who seek to exert pressure on legislators, public opinion, etc, in order to promote their own ideas or welfare
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Cultural definitions for pressure group
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