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English definition of “pop”

pop

noun (CRITICISM)    /pɒp/ US  /pɑːp/
take a pop at sb UK informal to criticize someone, especially in public : She never expected anyone from her own family to take a pop at her.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of pop noun (CRITICISM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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