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pork

noun \ˈprk\

: the meat of a pig that is used for food

: government money that is spent on projects done to help the political careers of elected officials

Full Definition of PORK

1
:  the fresh or salted flesh of swine when dressed for food
2
:  government funds, jobs, or favors distributed by politicians to gain political advantage
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Examples of PORK

  1. We need to cut the pork out of the federal budget.

Origin of PORK

Middle English, from Anglo-French porc pig, from Latin porcus — more at farrow
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PORK

PORK Defined for Kids

pork

noun \ˈprk\

Definition of PORK for Kids

:  the meat of a pig used for food

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