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noun [C] uk   /huːp/ us  
a ring of wood, metal, or plastic: The dogs had been trained to jump through hoops. (also hoop earring) a ring-shaped earring (= a piece of jewellery which hangs from the ear): She was wearing large gold hoops in her ears.
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