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[kop-out] /ˈkɒpˌaʊt/

noun, Informal.
an act or instance of copping out; reneging; evasion:
The governor’s platform was a cop-out.
a person who cops out:
Everyone helped as they had promised, except for one cop-out.


An evasion; an excuse for inaction: Arguing about standards is a ”cop-out” (1960s+ Counterculture)


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