Definition of pressure group in English:

pressure group

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  • 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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