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hoopnoun [C]

uk   /huːp/ 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 wearing large gold 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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