GOP


GOP
abbr. US Grand Old Party (the Republican Party).

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noun
the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑Republican Party
Hypernyms: ↑party, ↑political party
Member Meronyms: ↑Republican

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GOP (informal)
abbrev
Grand Old Party, the US Republican party

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G.O.P. or GOP (no periods),
Grand Old Party (the Republican Party in the United States).

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abbr. Grand Old Party (Republican Party)

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/ˌʤiːˌoʊˈpiː/ noun
the GOP
: the Republican Party of the U.S.

longtime members of the GOP

— often used as GOP before another noun

a GOP governor

attending the GOP convention

GOP is an abbreviation of “Grand Old Party.”

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GOP [GOP] [ˌdʒiː əʊ ˈpiː] [oʊ] abbreviation
Grand Old Party (the Republican political party in the US)

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  • GOP — (Grand Old Party) nickname for the Republican Party (USA) …   English contemporary dictionary

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