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stoop

verb [I]  /stup/ us  

stoop verb [I] (BEND)

to bend the top half of the body forward and down: The mother stooped to button up the coat of her little girl.

stoop

noun  /stup/ us  

stoop noun (STEPS)

[C] a structure that is part of the front of a house consisting of a few steps leading up from ground level, often with a raised, flat area near the door

stoop noun (BEND)

[U] a bending of the top half of the body forward and down: He walks with a stoop because of arthritis.
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