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caucus

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːkəs/

Translation of caucus in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cuses)

[Politics/Política]
  • 1.1 (in US)[ reunión del comité central o asamblea local de un partido ] 1.2 (bloc of politicians) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) grupo (masculine), sector (masculine) 1.3 (committee) (British English/inglés británico) comité (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • An opposition party's legislative caucus can coordinate its members in policy promotion.
    • Party members had no opportunity to comment on these radical new ideas because Harris never allowed the booklet or its policies to be debated at a party meeting or a caucus of Conservative MPPs.
    • The US intends to have carefully-vetted regional caucuses select members of a provisional national assembly.

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