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 NOP pronunciation in British English /ˌen əʊ ˈpiː/
  1. National Opinion Polls: an organization in the UK that questions a large number of people and provides information about their opinions on particular subjects


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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