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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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His Soca is expected to include the city government's settlement this year of the P1-billion loans to the Land Bank of the Philippines incurred by the previous administration.
The soca tune burned in my chest like peas & rice.
The National Crime Agency, the body that replaced SOCA three years ago, said it was in the "public interest" to reveal his sacking.
Olatunji's triumphant performance of "Ola," already one of the most popular songs of the 2015 carnival season, earned him the title of Groovy Soca Monarch, one of two prizes awarded at the competition.
By doing this, Parrot is using the end customer android device (smartphone or tablet) as the display & control for the infotainment features of the SOCA Simple Box, running all the Parrot automotive libraries, worldwide radio and TV reception, vehicle information via CAN or Ethernet network, Vehicle Apps and Premium navigation from OEM market.
Soca failed to act on evidence for more than four years, it was claimed.
Home Affairs Chairman and Leicester East Labour MP Keith Vaz told Soca the Committee would publish the list if Soca did not do so first.
But Mr Vaz gave him an ultimatum that the Parliamentary body would disclose those on the list if Soca failed to comply.
Following a heated evidence session on Tuesday, Vaz said the committee would publish the list tomorrow if Soca did not do so first.