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  1. caucus

    • IPA[ˈkɔːkəs]

    英式

    • n.
      (in some US states) a meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention;a conference of members of a legislative body who belong to a particular party or faction
    • v.
      hold or form a legislative caucus;(of a voter) attend an electoral caucus, especially on behalf of a particular candidate
    • noun: caucus, plural noun: caucuses

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. (in some US states) a meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention Hawaii holds its nominating caucuses next Tuesday he stumbled through the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary
    • 2. a conference of members of a legislative body who belong to a particular party or faction he attended the morning caucus in the Old Senate Chamber where his fellow Democrats selected the new leadership
    • the members of a legislative body who belong to a particular party or faction, considered as a group she is renowned for her ability to unite her caucus
    • an informal group composed of legislators who have shared concerns or interests a member of the Congressional Black Caucus the Knesset's Christian allies caucus
    • 3. a group within an organization or political party which meets independently to discuss strategy or tactics up to fifty caucuses met daily on conference grounds to discuss lobbying strategies he was forced out by a hard-left caucus which had taken over his constituency party

    動詞

    • 1. US hold or form a legislative caucus Republicans briefly caucused there is one Independent who caucuses with the Democrats
    • US (of a voter) attend an electoral caucus, especially on behalf of a particular candidate more than half of those young people that caucused yesterday caucused for Barack Obama
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    • IPA[ˈkôkəs]

    美式

    • n.
      (in some US states) a meeting at which local members of a political party register their ... Hawaii holds its nominating caucuses next Tuesday he stumbled through the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary
    • v.
      hold or form a legislative caucus: Republicans briefly caucused there is one Independent who caucuses with the Democrats

    Oxford American Dictionary