caucus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kô'kus), [key]
— n., pl. v. -cus•es,
- the Women's Caucus; the Black Caucus.
- a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates, etc.
- a meeting of party members within a legislative body to select leaders and determine strategy.
- (often cap.) a faction within a legislative body that pursues its interests through the legislative process:the Women's Caucus; the Black Caucus.
- any group or meeting organized to further a special interest or cause.
- to hold or meet in a caucus.
- to bring up or hold for discussion in a caucus: The subject was caucused. The group caucused the meeting.
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