interest group

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Synonyms for interest group

(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

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The Government is concerned that a relaxation of the ban could lead to the airwaves being dominated by the political pressure groups with the deepest pockets.
It happened in 2010 in Bahrain, when political pressure groups forced the closure of the many bars and clubs in the one- and two-star hotels there.
What the media "experts" overlook is that the evangelicals who have expressed this view tend to be not terribly prominent, nor do they have multi-million dollar nonprofit enterprises and political pressure groups behind them.
Environmental or political pressure groups can now buy a few shares in a public listed company and use the threat of action and publicity to influence director behaviour.
He left his homeland after becoming involved with one of the country's major political pressure groups.