简明英汉词典

caucus
[5kC:kEs]
n.
(政党的)领导人秘密会议, 核心小组会议
vi.
举行或参加政党领导层秘密的预备会议

美国传统词典[双解]

caucus
cau.cus
AHD:[k?“k…s]
D.J.[6k%8k*s]
K.K.[6k%k*s]
n.(名词)
【复数】 cau.cus.es或 cau.cus.ses

(1)

A meeting of the local members of a political party especially to select delegates to a convention or register preferences for candidates running for office.
政党会议:一个政党地方成员的会议,尤指选择换届代表或记录竞选人的优先权的会议

(2)

A closed meeting of party members within a legislative body to decide on questions of policy or leadership.
秘密会议:立法机构的党派成员决定政策或领导权的不公开会议

(3)

A group within a legislative or decision-making body seeking to represent a specific interest or influence a particular area of policy:
特别利益集团:立法或决策机构中要求代表特殊利益或在某一特殊的政策领域发挥影响的集团:
a minority caucus.
少数人利益集团

(4)

Chiefly British A committee within a political party charged with determining policy.
【多用于英国】 决策委员会:政党内负责决策的委员会
v.(动词)
cau.cused或 cau.cussed cau.cus.ing或 cau.cus.sing cau.cus.es或 cau.cus.ses
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To assemble in or hold a caucus.
召集干部会议,召开干部会议
v.tr.(及物动词)
To assemble or canvass (members of a caucus).
集合选票,拉选票:集合或拉(组织委员会成员)选票

语源

(1)

After the Caucus Club of Boston (in the 1760's)
源自 Caucus ,波士顿政党会议俱乐部(18世纪60年代)

(2)

possibly from Medieval Latin caucus [drinking vessel]
可能源自 中世纪拉丁语 caucus [饮水器]

现代英汉词典

caucus
[5kC:kEs]
n.

(1)

政党的委员会议

(2)

政党的决策性人物

现代英汉综合大辞典

caucus
[5kC:kEs]
n.
[美](政党选举候选人或决定政策的)预备会议; 秘密会议; 核心小组; [英]政党决策机构

词性变化

caucus
[5kC:kEs]
vi.
[美]召开[参加]预备会议[小组会议]

美国传统词典

caucus
cau.cus
AHD:[k?“k…s]
D.J.[6k%8k*s]
K.K.[6k%k*s]
n.
pl. cau.cus.esor cau.cus.ses

(1)

A meeting of the local members of a political party especially to select delegates to a convention or register preferences for candidates running for office.

(2)

A closed meeting of party members within a legislative body to decide on questions of policy or leadership.

(3)

A group within a legislative or decision-making body seeking to represent a specific interest or influence a particular area of policy:
a minority caucus.

(4)

Chiefly British A committee within a political party charged with determining policy.
v.
cau.cusedor cau.cussed cau.cus.ingor cau.cus.sing cau.cus.esor cau.cus.ses
v.intr.
To assemble in or hold a caucus.
v.tr.
To assemble or canvass (members of a caucus).

语源

(1)

After the Caucus Club of Boston (in the 1760's)

(2)

possibly from Medieval Latin caucus [drinking vessel]

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