Definition of pressure group in English:

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pressure group

Pronunciation: /ˈpreSHər ˌɡro͞op/


A group that tries to influence public policy in the interest of a particular cause: an environmental pressure group
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  • Greenpeace insist that they are an environmental pressure group.
  • When a political party becomes a pressure group it loses its credibility.
  • That's the difference between being a pressure group and a valid political party.

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Syllabification: pres·sure group

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