sop Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sop” in the English Dictionary

"sop" in British English

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sopnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /sɒp/  us   /sɑːp/ disapproving
something of little ​importance or ​value that is ​offered to ​stopcomplaints or ​unhappiness: Critics ​see the ​increase in ​defencespending as a sop to the ​armedforcesrather than an ​improvement of ​nationalsecurity.
(Definition of sop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sop" in American English

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sopnoun [C]

 us   /sɑp/
something ​unimportant or of little ​value that is ​offered to ​stopcomplaints or ​unhappiness: He ​regarded third ​prize as just a sop.
(Definition of sop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"SOP" in Business English

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SOPnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT abbreviation for standard operating procedure
ACCOUNTING →  statement of principles
(Definition of SOP from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sop”
in Chinese (Simplified) 小恩小惠,小安慰品…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小恩小惠,小安慰品…
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