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oppo 1

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒpəʊ/

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noun (plural oppos)

British informal
A colleague or friend: an old oppo of mine
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  • The story line has Carlyle fighting for survival in MI5 after a row with her oppo in France.
  • We could have stayed longer but we had some oppos waiting shoreside and they wanted to continue the dockyard tour.
  • However, she was caught one night after hours trying to get back into barracks - her oppo had failed to unlatch the window.


1930s: abbreviation of opposite number.

Words that rhyme with oppo

topo, troppo
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There are 2 main definitions of oppo in English:

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oppo 2 Syllabification: op·po
Pronunciation: /ˈäpō/


Short for opposition research: they are doing extensive oppo, looking over her public financial records, getting copies of her divorce papers
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  • Since he's only been in the Senate five years, the GOP oppo team will have less of a record to mine.
  • There needs to be greater integration between these campaigns and online volunteers, doing oppo and raising cash.
  • They are so scared of her that they are doing oppo on her.
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