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hoopnoun [C]

uk   us   /huːp/
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 that ​hangs from the ​ear): She was ​wearinglargegold hoops in her ​ears.
(Definition of hoop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hoopnoun [C]

 us   /hup, hʊp/
a ​ring of ​wood, ​metal, or ​plastic: Dad put up a ​basketball hoop in the ​driveway on the ​front of the ​garage.
(Definition of hoop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hoop”
in Korean 고리, 링…
in Arabic طَوق…
in Malaysian gelung…
in French cerceau…
in Russian обруч…
in Chinese (Traditional) 環, 圈, 半圈…
in Italian cerchio (di plastica, legno, metallo)…
in Turkish çember, kasnak, halka…
in Polish obręcz…
in Spanish aro…
in Vietnamese vòng xiếc…
in Portuguese aro, argola…
in Thai ห่วง…
in German der Reifen…
in Catalan cèrcol…
in Japanese (木・金属・プラスチックの)輪, リング状のもの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 环, 圈, 半圈…
in Indonesian simpai, lingkaran…
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