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op

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
opop /Ι’p $ ɑːp/ noun [countable] British English informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š MHa medical operation syn operation πŸ”Š He’s had a minor heart op.
Examples from the Corpus
opβ€’ Jimmy was always quiet, even speechless, before ops, but on his return he was a different person.β€’ This reflected the increased low level nature of Canberra ops and the higher proportion of Interdictor marks entering service.β€’ The perimeter security op era-tions were always in a circle.β€’ Only child Adele wrote after reading about a local teenager who died waiting for a swap op.β€’ And remember, if we need an urgent op I can fly a patient to Sanderstown in under the hour.β€’ The best exhibits at the gallery are the mock-ups of old telegraph offices, exchanges and wireless ops rooms.
OpOp, opthe written abbreviation of opus
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