interest group

Finnish translation: Eturyhmä

English term or phrase:interest group
Finnish translation:Eturyhmä

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12:23 May 18, 2009
English to Finnish translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Additional field(s): Government / Politics
English term or phrase: interest group
Definition from Glossary for Sociology 100:
A collection of people who have organized to influence government action and legislation.

Example sentence(s):
  • Representing virtually every major area of computing, ACM's Special Interest Groups offer a wealth of conferences, publications, and activities on the local-to-global scale, providing unlimited opportunities for sharing technical expertise and first-hand knowledge of the latest development trends. Association for Computing Machinery
  • PPIG, the Psychology of Programming Interest Group, was established in 1987 in order to bring together people from diverse communities to explore common interests in the psychological aspects of programming and in the computational aspects of psychology. Psychology of Programming Interest Group
  • Welcome to the website of the Mental Health Nursing Interest Group (MHNIG) of Ontario. As an interest group of The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) our purpose is to actively promote partnerships that work towards improving the mental health and well being of individuals, their families, and our communities. Mental Health Nursing Interest Group
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Julkinen tai yksityinen järjestö tai yhteenliittymä, jonka tavoitteena on jäsentensä näkemysten esiintuominen.
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Definition from English-Finnish Glossary of United State:
Julkinen tai yksityinen järjestö tai yhteenliittymä, jonka tavoitteena on jäsentensä näkemysten esiintuominen.

Example sentence(s):
  • Komitean jäsenet ovat jakautuneet kolmeen eturyhmään: jäsenvaltioiden hallinnon, työntekijäjärjestöjen ja työnantajajärjestöjen edustajiin. - EurLex  
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