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pressure group in Organizations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpressure groupˈpressure group noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SSOa group or organization that tries to influence the opinions of ordinary people and persuade the government to do somethinginterest group 🔊 environmental pressure groups
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pressure groupAt present victims must take their claims to court ... a pressure group says the Government should pay.The society boasts that it has become the most successful single-issue pressure group since William Wilberforce and opposition to the slave trade.On the other is the pressure group, Birmingham for People, championed by local architect Joe Holyoak.