Translation of lobby in Spanish:
noun/nombre (plural -bies)
- 1 (entrance hall) vestíbulo (masculine), hall (masculine); (in theater) foyer (masculine)Example sentences
- Clad in bright green glass tiles, the entrance lobby leads to a restful white panelled ante room.
- A glazed tunnel set slightly off axis leads down through the treelined courtyard into the entrance lobby, one level below ground.
- The third strategy (mixed mode) combines natural and artificial ventilation in transition spaces such as lobbies, foyers and the courtyard.
- 2 (in UK) [Politics/Política][ sala donde el público puede entrevistarse con los representantes de un cuerpo legislativo ]Example sentences
- The meeting also decided to ban smoking in the Central Hall and lobbies of Parliament in the light of a Supreme Court order against smoking at all public places in the country.
- In the years I knew him in the lobbies of the parliament, he was not only one of the most agreeable and charming MPs I had to deal with but one of the few people who really seemed to know what was going on.
- Just before the dinner break when we took the vote on the Relationships Bill, inadvertently a vote was cast for one member on our side of the House in both lobbies.
- They were at their brutish best - standing on every possible route into the division lobby as MPs voted on controversial foundation hospitals.
- The last time a Government substantially cut the top income tax rate and the company tax rate was when that member and I passed in the division lobby to vote for them in 1988.
- Since 1997, Labour backbenchers have docilely suffered themselves to be herded through the division lobby with about as much consideration for their feelings as crated veal calves.
- It would be easy to imagine that the reason why the question of pain and late abortion have become connected is because the anti-abortion lobby have exploited the issue.
- This makes it a perfect issue for the anti-abortion lobby to take up.
- He also boasted of being sought by numerous other lobbies, including the Hollywood trade group MPAA and several telecommunications firms.
- The union plans to organise a lobby of the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth this September over manufacturing job losses.
- Last week we organised a lobby of the Lib Dem council to save our school.
- Our next step was to organise a lobby of the next meeting of the Housing Committee.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-bies, -bying, -bied)
- [politicians/delegates] presionar, ejercer* presión sobreto lobby sb
forsth they are lobbying the council for increased subsidies están presionando al ayuntamiento para que aumente las subvenciones
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-bies, -bying, -bied)
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