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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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opop /ɒp $ ɑːp/ noun [countable] British English informal  MHa medical operation syn operation He’s had a minor heart op.
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opJimmy was always quiet, even speechless, before ops, but on his return he was a different person.This reflected the increased low level nature of Canberra ops and the higher proportion of Interdictor marks entering service.The perimeter security op era-tions were always in a circle.Only child Adele wrote after reading about a local teenager who died waiting for a swap op.And remember, if we need an urgent op I can fly a patient to Sanderstown in under the hour.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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