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pol US English

A politician

pol. US English


Pol Pot US English

(Circa 1925–98), Cambodian communist leader of the Khmer Rouge; prime minister 1976–79; born Saloth Sar. During his regime the Khmer Rouge embarked on a reconstruction program in which millions were killed. Overthrown in 1979, Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge in a guerrilla war against the new government

Pol Roger US English

A trademark for: a brand of champagne produced in Épernay.

Pol. Econ. US English

Political economy, especially as an academic subject.

pol sambol US English

In Sri Lankan cookery: an uncooked condiment consisting of shredded coconut, onion, chillies, and lime juice.