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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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By 2001, computervision programs, sponsored by corporations and special-interest groups, will become equal mixtures of entertainment, sales promotion, and advocacy, destroying the effectiveness of editing programs that recognize advertising.
EVERY 10 years, special-interest groups get greedy.
A vote for Measure R is an opportunity to rein in the special-interest groups and bring an end to the ``pay to play'' era at City Hall.
Stakeholder representation refers to the growing practice of explicitly allocating positions on government boards, commissions, and advisory bodies to special-interest groups.
BE: The Democratic Party is routinely lambasted for being "held hostage" by so-called special-interest groups.
Special-interest groups have been quick to realize the advantages of getting everyone to chip in a little to support their projects.
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