Meaning of “caucus” in the English Dictionary

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"caucus" in American English

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caucusnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɔ·kəs/

politics & government a meeting of the people who run a political party to plan activities and to decide which people the party will support in an election

politics & government A caucus is also a group of people within a larger organization, esp. Congress, who have similar interests:

the Congressional Black Caucus

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"caucus" in Business English

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caucusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɔːkəs/ us

POLITICS a group of people with influence or an interest in something who meet to consider a particular issue or problem:

He added that his caucus would fight to restore the governor's health care plan.

MEETINGS in the US, a meeting held to decide which person a political party will support in an election:

party/Democratic/Republican caucus The amendment would have eliminated the party caucus system for choosing candidates.

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