Share this entry

Share this page

black caucus

División en sílabas: black cau·cus

Definición de black caucus en inglés:

sustantivo

US
1A political caucus composed of black people interested in advancing the concerns of blacks.
Example sentences
  • There has been a winnowing out of the political achievements, throughout the country, of the black caucuses.
  • You know full well that there are fellow members of your black caucus within the Democratic Party who are supporting an alternative and not supportive of the proposed bill.
  • He believes that the black caucus has a vested interest in protecting the racial composition of his majority-black district - even though its voters have chosen a white politician to represent them.
1.1 (Black Caucus) A political caucus composed of black members of the US Congress.
Example sentences
  • You're a member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
  • Watts, who is not a Black Caucus member, says his goal is to increase federal support for historically black colleges and universities.
  • While meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus the next day, the attorney general told black lawmakers that he was ‘eager to respond to the president's charge.’

Definición de black caucus en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día orthoepy
Pronunciación: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words