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caucus

cau·cus

caucus

 
 
pronunciation:
kaw ks
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a private meeting of leaders of a political party to choose candidates or determine policy, or such a group itself.
The candidate chosen at the caucus was the one that everyone expected.He switched parties and joined the Democratic caucus.
similar words:
conclave, conference, consultation, council, inner circle, powwow, round table
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: caucused, caucuses, caucusing
definition: to meet in a caucus.
They will discuss their strategy when they caucus next week.
synonyms:
confer, consult, deliberate, huddle, meet
similar words:
palaver