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A style of music, originating in the West Indies, that is a blend of soul and calypso.

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(Jazz) a mixture of soul and calypso music typical of the E Caribbean
[C20: a blend of soul and calypso]


n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly in Britain) Serious Organized Crime Agency
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Na camada de 20 a 40 cm, os valores de K no solo para a 2a e 3a socas nao atingiram o valor de 150 mg [dm.sup.-3] (Figura 4); entretanto, para a cana de 1a soca a dose de 280 [m.sup.3] [ha.sup.-1] seria suficiente para a cultura da cana.
Codenamed Operation Limito, one swoop saw SOCA officers build up a picture of a particular Merseyside gang.
When we met in his living room, Socas had just returned from the national Democratic convention where he spoke at 4:13 p.m.