op Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “op” in the English Dictionary

"op" in British English

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opnoun [C]

uk   /ɒp/  us   /ɑːp/

op noun [C] (OPERATION)

UK informal a ​medicaloperation: How ​long did you take to ​recover from ​your op?

op noun [C] (OPPORTUNITY)

an ​opportunity: a photo op (= a ​chance for a ​politician, etc. to be ​photographedlooking good or doing good things)


written abbreviation for opus : Dvorak's Piano Concerto in G Minor, Op. 33
(Definition of op from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"op" in Business English

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opnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɒp/ UK informal
abbreviation for operation : The hospital ​pays all ​costs if you have to be readmitted after your op.
(Definition of op from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “op”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手術…
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