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American English: /sɑp/
British English: /sɒp/


  • 1 (concession) sop to something/somebodyas a sop to somebody's feelings/pride
    para no herir los sentimientos/el amor propio de alguien
    she gave him the job as a sop to her conscience
    le dio el empleo para acallar su conciencia
    Example sentences
    • Media pundits have suggested it was a sop to appease the right wing in the cabinet.
    • The great powers were focused on collective security; it was as a concession, a sop, that they consented to a peripheral project regarding human rights.
    • The main sop is a pledge to increase markets for US goods overseas by carrying out a more aggressive trade policy against Europe and Japan.
  • 2
    also: sops plural
    (of bread etc)
    sopas (feminine plural)
    Example sentences
    • At this time sops - pieces of bread - were used to soak up liquid mixtures, and these were often first toasted, which reduced their tendency to disintegrate.
    • By chance I'd had them the day before as a satisfactory sop for a piece of grilled sea bass at Kensington Place in west London.
    • As such, soups or sops, as they were also known, became a dish with its own distinction, so did bisque.

Phrasal verbs

sop up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
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uncountable or countable
  • (esp American English)
    standard operating procedure
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