lobby

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɒbi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɑbi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lobē)

Inflections of 'lobby' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": lobbies
Inflections of 'lobby' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lobbies
v 3rd person singular
lobbying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lobbied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lobbied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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lobby

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [front, entrance] lobby of the hotel
  2. the [rear, front, back, middle] of the lobby
  3. the hotel has [a grand, an elegant, a large] lobby
  4. let's meet in the hotel lobby (at nine)
  5. [went, walked] into the hotel lobby
  6. the [gun, anti-abortion, tobacco, business, political, environmental, trade] lobby
  7. the [influence, wield, strength, power] of the [gun] lobby
  8. the [lesbian, gay, human, animal] rights lobby
  9. face [questions, pressure] from the lobby
  10. [a powerful, an influential, a far-reaching] lobby
  11. UK: the lobbies of Parliament
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