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English definition of “stoop to sth”

stoop to sth

disapproving phrasal verb with stoop     /stuːp/ verb [I]
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.Humiliating and degrading
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