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sop

noun [C usually singular] uk   /sɒp/ us    /sɑːp/ disapproving
something of little importance or value that is offered to stop complaints or unhappiness: Critics see the increase in defence spending as a sop to the armed forces rather than an improvement of national security.
Translations of “sop”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小恩小惠,小安慰品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小恩小惠,小安慰品…
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