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English definition of “stoop to sth”

stoop to sth

disapproving
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with stoop   /stuːp/ us  
to lower your moral standards by doing something that is unpleasant, dishonest, or unfair: I don't believe she would ever stoop to bribery or blackmail. [+ -ing verb] He was amazed that a reputable firm would stoop to selling the names of their clients to other companies.
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