Definition of kaupapa in English:

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kaupapa

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊpapa/

noun

NZ
A principle or policy.
Example sentences
  • Voting against a bill for good reasons in a principled manner, based on one's party's kaupapa and policies, is not venal or corrupt.
  • The way that satellite arrangements are usually put together is that the philosophy, the language, the pedagogy, and the kaupapa of the schools do match.
  • I have not met her, but I am certain that she will have her heart and soul in her kaupapa, which is looking after our children.

Origin

Maori.

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