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super PAC

Syllabification: su·per PAC

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of super PAC in English:

noun

A type of independent political action committee which may raise unlimited sums of money from corporations, unions, and individuals but is not permitted to contribute to or coordinate directly with parties or candidates: in the 2010 congressional races, super PACs spent over $60 million

Origin

1980s (in the broader sense 'a political action committee that is subject to less stringent restrictions on certain types of fundraising and expenditure'): from super- + PAC1.

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