Translation of lobby in Spanish:


vestíbulo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈlɒbi//ˈlɑbi/


  • 1

    (entrance hall)
    vestíbulo masculine
    hall masculine
    (in theater) foyer masculine
  • 2

    (in UK)

    sala donde el público puede entrevistarse con los representantes de un cuerpo legislativo

  • 3

    (pressure group)
    grupo de presión masculine
    lobby masculine
    the anti-abortion lobby el grupo de presión / el lobby anti-abortista

transitive verb

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    (delegates/politicians) presionar
    (politicians/delegates) ejercer presión sobre
    to lobby sb for sth
    • they are lobbying the council for increased subsidies están presionando al ayuntamiento para que aumente las subvenciones
    • A glazed tunnel set slightly off axis leads down through the treelined courtyard into the entrance lobby, one level below ground.
    • An entrance lobby leads to the sitting room, which has polished timber floors and a charming cast iron fireplace.
    • The lobby at the new entrance hosts social events and displays technological products.
    • For these reasons, split ductless systems are frequently found in educational and healthcare facilities, computer rooms, lobbies and building entryways.
    • A timber staircase leads from the entrance lobby to the first floor and the remaining five bedrooms.
    • With the radical image makeover, the humble earthenware has emerged out of the kitchen to occupy pride of place as decorative articles in drawing rooms, hotel lobbies, airport lounges and showrooms.
    • The building's two lobbies are also on different levels.
    • The lobby was right near the entrance to the building, so I assumed the common room would be similarly close.
    • Another architectural consideration is segregating areas like mail rooms and entrance lobbies from the remainder of the building.
    • As the emergency services start to go about their grisly tasks, it is left to stray reporters to phone in reports from the roofs of buildings, from hotel lobbies and pavements.
    • Access to this property is via an entrance lobby which leads to a wide and spacious reception area.
    • The third strategy (mixed mode) combines natural and artificial ventilation in transition spaces such as lobbies, foyers and the courtyard.
    • The main hallway leads to a lobby and, through another massive arch, into what would have been the living quarters of the original tower house, now the library.
    • He wrote music wherever and whenever he could, in waiting rooms and hotel lobbies, between sets and even at home on his piano.
    • Clad in bright green glass tiles, the entrance lobby leads to a restful white panelled ante room.
    • That will free up networks from their computer base and allow connections into conference rooms, lobbies and other public spaces where computer access may net exist.
    • Paul is an accomplished artist whose unique work adorns many sitting rooms and hotel lobbies throughout the country.
    • They settle in cafes, restaurants and hotel lobbies, selecting those spaces that best support their current activity.
    • In public spaces such as lobbies and corridors, good lighting design will create a visual hierarchy by highlighting objects and surfaces to identify what things are important and help visitors find their way.
    • That and the daylighting serve to ameliorate the tight spaces of the upper lobby.
    • Standing Order 42 determines that you have a right to control who is admitted to the meeting rooms and lobbies of Parliament.
    • She received her first term of imprisonment in February 1908 for entering the lobby of the House of Commons.
    • 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.
    • Substitute the oak-panelled lobbies of Westminster for the more unassuming corridors of the Scottish Football League offices in Glasgow's West Regent Street.
    • The last time we chatted was in the central lobby at the House of Commons, and looking at his sheer pleasure you'd imagine that he had just got a day pass to Elysium.
    • ‘I have committed no violations,’ he said in the lobby of Parliament last Friday.
    • 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.
    • In the Parliament lobbies, heated debate erupted and he was accused by opposition MPs of trampling on the constitution.
    • I only wish that he could come into the lobbies and tell the Government members about it.
    • 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.
    • I was happy to give them time - probably more time than I have given other lobby groups on other issues - but I feel a bit betrayed.
    • 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.
    • Under pressure from the agrochemical lobby, the British government has dropped plans to tax agricultural pesticide use.
    • Large numbers of well-educated and articulate refugees fled abroad and formed influential lobbies supporting the militant struggle, particularly through the LTTE.
    • Big business lobbies step up pressure on Germany's grand coalition
    • The form that these standards take - and the increasing talk of using trade sanctions to impose them - is close to what protectionist lobbies in industrial nations seek.
    • In any case, those pushing it thought that the OECD, dominated by First World governments and corporate lobbies, was perhaps a more suitable venue for these matters.
    • When she comes to see me, I will advise her that partisan politics in a lobby group such as Federated Farmers is not a very good idea.
    • In addition the farming and pastoral lobbies had a strong influence on government policy making at both federal and state levels.
    • The result of such legislation, the insurance lobby declared, would be increased costs that would be passed on to consumers in the form of higher premiums.
    • You can expect many of the big-business lobbies to oppose this legislation.
    • It's always been thus as the various vested interests, lobby groups and politicians seek to have their view of the world represented in the budget for the coming year.
    • For decades, trucking company lobbies defended complex federal regulations that set hauling prices and routes and limited competition.
    • This constant reference to the foetus as a baby has become common coin for the anti-abortion lobby.
    • Into this mix you need to factor in the inordinate political influence of farm lobbies in many industrial countries, for example France, the US, Japan and arguably Australia.
    • He also boasted of being sought by numerous other lobbies, including the Hollywood trade group MPAA and several telecommunications firms.
    • This makes it a perfect issue for the anti-abortion lobby to take up.
    • American lobby groups try to seek a legal way to attack that peg, which hurts their interests they say.
    • But the reality is that the ID movement actively lobbies for such legislation all around the country.
    • Tax expenditures are Congress's response to the pressure of lobbies and special-interest groups.

intransitive verb

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    to lobby for sth presionar / ejercer presión / cabildear para obtener algo