/ (ˈɒprə) /
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n acronym for (in Britain)
Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority
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Words nearby OPRA
oppressor, opprobrious, opprobrium, oppugn, oppugnant, OPRA, opry, Ops, op-shop, -opsia, opsimath
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How to use OPRA in a sentence
His electric style of conducting made the Bals Musard far more popular than the great balls at the Opra.Vie de Bohme|Orlo Williams
His poetical reputation rests principally on his numerous productions for the opra aux Italiens, and the comic opera.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
I've walked up the Opra Comique stairway behind her, my dear, and there was no mistaking the social grade of her petticoats.The Transgression of Andrew Vane|Guy Wetmore Carryl
Can I better keep the promise I gave you yesterday than by writing you a letter of and concerning le grand opra?Paris and the Parisians in 1835 (Vol. 2 of 2)|Frances Trollope
Massenet had brought fortunes to the Opra Comique through his immensely popular and theatrically effective operas.Great Singers on the Art of Singing|James Francis Cooke